This cold-hardy palm has feather palm pinnate leaves that arch inwards towards a thick stout trunk. Its fronds grow longer in shady situations, giving the palm a more graceful aspect than those grown in full sun. It's moderately salt tolerant. Shrub or small tree to 20 feet, erect and single stemmed. This variety is one of the hardiest of the feather-leaved palms. It has developed some drought tolerance due to its deep root system.