Plant: evergreen feather palms to 30'
Zone: 9 - tropics
Flowers: hanging sprays of tiny, cream flowers. If pollinated, female flowers form dates in tropical climates
Foliage: silvery, large, leathery, pinnate leaves. Bark patterned from "boots" of old leaf petioles
Culture: sun to part sun. Rich, well-drained soil. Mulch with humus or compost. Fertilize in spring and summer.