Utah Palm Trees

In Utah, you can grow cold hardy palms that are durable and will tolerate desert conditions. Utah has a semiarid to arid climate. Overall the weather is pleasant with warm summers and mild winters. About 33% of the state consists of true desert with winter temperatures averaging below 32°F during winter months. The average July temperature is about 78°F (26°C) while average January temperature is about 28°F (–2°C) .

Annually Utah on average gets around 59 in (150 cm) of snow. The main chain of the Rocky Mountains often protect Utah from the cold arctic coming from the north. The warmest temperature ever recorded was 117°F (47°C) and the lowest was –69°F (–56°C). Utah USDA hardiness zones range from 4a to 9a.

Utah USDA Zones

Growing Palm Trees in Utah

Since some of the Utah has desert climate, select palm trees that are durable and will tolerate desert conditions. Here are some of the palm trees that can be grown in Utah:

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Major Cities in Utah

Provo – Hardiness Zone 6a
Salt Lake City – Hardiness Zone 8a
Sandy – Hardiness Zone 7a

~Susan Brian

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  1. I would like update information on best palm trees for my area. Currently I shall be moving. May you help select the appropriate palm tree for the area I amean moving too? thank you.

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