Phoenix roebelenii

Botanical Name: Phoenix roebelenii

Phonetic: Fee-nicks Roe-Bel-enn-ee-eye

Common Name(s): Pygmy Date Palm

Family: Arecaceae
Origin: Asia, southern China, Laos, Vietnam
Plant Type: Palm
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: 
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color:
Fall Color: –
Texture: Fine
Density: Open
Bloom Season: Mid spring
Flower Color(s): Cream/tan

Exposure: Sun to partial shade
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Slow              
Height: 6-12 Feet
Spread: 6-10 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium

Features: Plant has spines and sharp edges, attractive foliage, dwarf palm, upright to curving single trunk, small black dates that ripen to red
Uses: Specimen, accent, containers, poolside, grouping

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