'Roebelenii' - Phoenix roebelenii Available in 15 Gallon and B&B Singles, Doubles and Triples
This delightful little palm is a favorite landscape item in areas where it is hardy. It is just as likely to be encountered as a popular indoor container plant often used in shopping mallscapes and other commercial plantings. Pygmy date palm grow slowly reaching heights of 8-10 ft (2.4-3.1 m). The stem is covered with old leaf bases and is topped with a dense head of bright green pinnate leaves that grow to about 4 ft (1.2 m) in length. Delicate leaflets, arranged neatly along the upper length of the gently arched leaf stem lend the plant a very graceful aspect. Lower leaflets are modified into sharp pointed 2-3 in (5-8 cm) spines.
Culture Very adaptable to most soils (use light, fast draining soils in containers). Fertilize 3 times a year. Light Bright sun to partial shade. Moisture Needs adequate moisture for best look. Has some drought tolerance when mature. Hardiness USDA Zones 9-11 May be cold damaged at temperatures below 30ºF (-1ºC). Propagation By seeds (they take about 3 months to germinate)
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