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Pygmy Date Palm

Pygmy Date Palm (Phoenix roebelenii)


  • Native to south eastern Asia
  • Height: 8’-10’ tall – 8’ spread, slow growing
  • Cream flowers followed by black dates
  • Prefers well drained soils, but very adapatable
  • Prefers to stay moist; this palm does not like to dry out
  • Prefers bright sun to part shade
  • Hardy zones 9-11, barely.  Young and weak specimens in Savannah react poorly to low 30’s.
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