Phoenix roebelenii /Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii  / Phoenix roebelenii
Clusters of dates on a mature date palm
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Scientific Name: Phoenix roebelenii
Common Name: Date Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Winter
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer, Winter
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Popular indoor container plant that is grown around the world. It is widely used in shopping malls and as a container plant in a variety of situations. The female inflorescences are followed by small black dates. Female and male flowers are on separate plants. Grows best and development with adequate moisture, but has some drought tolerance when mature.