Phoenix rupicola, Cliff Date Palm, Indian Date Palm

Phoenix rupicola

Cliff Date Palm, Indian Date Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Northern India, Himalayas
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-like plant

It somewhat resembles the Phoenix canariensis (Canary Island date palm), though it has a thinner trunk and does not get quite as tall.

This palm is great for hot and cold areas. It is pretty tolerant of most soils, although it will grow better in soil with good drainage.

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