This small fan Palm has large rich green leaves that form a compact crown atop a slender trunk covered with hairy black fibers. Windmill palm is one of the most cold hardy palms available. Performs best in well drained soil with partial shade. Will not survive perpetually soggy conditions. Hardy zones 7B-10 and can with stand subfreezing temperatures. Rapid growing evergreen capable of 15-35 feet in height and a spread of 10-15 feet. Dioecious plant i.e. there are male and female plants.