In South Georgia, it has survived outdoors in below freezing winters showing a resurgence of new growth in the Spring after the outer parts freeze back. In lower Florida the Fishtail Palm Tree can be grown in the landscape in full sun where, it can grow 25 feet tall, and from a distance it looks like a bamboo grove. The Fishtail Palm Tree is excellent to grow in a container as a house plant or office where it can grow in low light conditions and responds fast to watering and fertilizer.The Fishtail Palm Tree originated in Indonesia where it grow vigorously in tropical rain forests. The Fishtail Palm Tree leaves grow into a form with a shape of a fish tail, and the rough edges can enhance the look of your landscape, and brighten up your yard, and can be used next to pools, to accent and give a lush, tropical look. Each leaf on the Fishtail Palm Tree is different and unique. The leaves appear to be jagged as if the ends of every leaf were torn off in a non-uniform manner. The Fishtail Palm Tree has moderate cold tolerance and can resurrected in the Spring after freezing temperatures, and these trees grow many trunks more like a shrub than a palm.