Not a true palm but a cyad that has an airy lacy appearance similar to a fern. Slow growers to 10′ they are primitive cone bearing plant related to conifers. Stiff feather like leaves grow out in rosettes while young, then becoming long shiny leaves 2′ to 3′ long divided into many narrow segments. Choice container or bonsai plant useful for a tropical look! Average water. hardy to 15° F.