You can grow palm trees in a warm areas of Nevada. Nevada has desert and semiarid climate with wide range of daily temperatures. Generally the weather is dry and sunny. The south has long hot summers and short mild winters. The west has short hot summers and moderately cold winters. Northeast has short hot summers and long cold winters. The average January temperature across the state is 32°F (0°C). The average July temperature across the state is 69°F (21°C). In the south during summer, the thermometer frequently goes above the 100° F.
The warmest day ever recorded was 125 °F (52 °C) and the lowest was −50 °F (−46 °C). Low precipitation of only of 7.5 in (19 cm) annually makes this Nevada the driest state in the US. Nevada USDA hardiness zones range from 4a to 10a.
Nevada USDA Zones
Growing Palm Trees in Nevada
The warmest place for growing palm trees is near Las Vegas city in the zones 8b-9b. Since Nevada is a desert, select palm trees that are durable and will tolerate desert conditions. Here are some of the palm trees that can be grown in Nevada:
- Bismarck Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20F)
- Caranday Palm Tree – Zones 9a – 11 (20 to 25F)
- Mexican Fan Palm Tree – Zones 8b – 11 (15 to 20F)
- Mazari Palm Tree – Zones 6b – 11 (-5 to 0F)
- Triangle Palm Tree – Zones 10a – 11 (30 to 35F)
- Saw Palmetto Palm Tree – Zones 7a-11 (0 to 5 F)
- Pindo Palm Tree – Zones 7b-11 (5 to 10 F)
Major Cities in Nevada
Henderson – Hardiness Zone 8b
Las Vegas – Hardiness Zone 8a
North Las Vegas – Hardiness Zone 8a
Reno – Hardiness Zone 6b
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