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Phoenix rupicola, Cliff Date Palm, Indian Date Palm

Phoenix rupicola

Cliff Date Palm, Indian Date Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Northern India, Himalayas
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-likeSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

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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