Phoenix reclinata/Senegal Date Palm

Phoenix reclinata / Phoenix reclinata
A nice specimen in Disney World in Florida
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A nice specimen in Disney World in Florida

Growing in an above ground planter

Trunks are cleared of leaf bases to make a clean looking specimen

Grow in in sun as an accent plant

A nice clump in a park-like setting

A clump which has not had lower leaves removed to expose trunks

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Scientific Name: Phoenix reclinata
Common Name: Senegal Date Palm
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Fruit color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Grown for its graceful, multiple, often reclining trunks and as a specimen in the landscape where there is plety of room. It is often used in containers or above ground planters. Not hardy in upper part of zone 9.