Pygmy Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii

The Pigmy Date palm is one of the smaller feather palms that can find a home almost anywhere with its lacy and graceful appearance. Although it is a solitary palm, doubles and triples are commonly grown. The multi-forms are very popular.

Sub-Family: Coryphoideae
Origin: Laos
Growth Rate: Slow-moderate
Height: 6'
Hardiness: 28F
Zones: 23, 24 Western, 10A-11 USDA
Landscape Value: Accent, tub, entry, atrium, indoor with ample light
Identifying Characteristics
Habit: Solitary, with dense crown of 50 or more leaves
Leaf Size: 3'-5' long leaflets 8-15" long, " wide
Leaf Type: Feather pinnately compound, induplicate, lowest drooping
Foliage Color: Glossy deed green
Trunk: Relatively slender, covered with peg like leaf bases
Petiole: 2-6" long, armed with leaflet spines
Flower Color: Cream
Fruit Color: Black
Propagation: Seed germination in 2-3 months
Gender: Separate male and female plants

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