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Phoenix roebelenii, Pigmy Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii

Pigmy Date Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Laos
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A small (even miniature) feather palm, from Laos and southeast Asia, with a slender trunk. Hardy to around 24°F for a short time. Likes lots of water and fertilizer during the hot months. Can be grown in shade to full sun and make wonderful planter palms for indoors or on the deck during the warmer months.

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