Pygmy Date Palm (Phoenix roebelinii)

This dwarf, slow-growing palm develops a dense, graceful crown on a single, straight to curving trunk. The arching finely cut, dark green leaves create a delicate, refined appearance. The Pygmy Date Palm is valued as a highly decorative, small-scale palm for protected locations. It is ideally suited for container culture.

Climate Zone: 5

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6'-8'

Light Exposure: Part shade to full sun

Spread: 3'-5'

Water Use: Medium to high

Growth Rate: Slow

Cultural Requirements: Regular watering and application of nitrogen fertilizer promotes vigorous, lush growth.

Problems: Spines present on the leaf petiole are a minor nuisance. Frost damage is likely in cold microclimates. Susceptible to micronutrient deficiencies

  • Pygmy Date Palm (Phoenix roebelinii)

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    SKU: #PSA-PL-168