Phoenix roebelenii, Pigmy Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii

Pigmy Date Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Laos
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterPalm or palm-like plantSeaside, 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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