Senegal Date Palm
|These large, slow-growing palms have erect trunks topped with an umbrella of arching, feather-shaped, coarse, leathery leaves. Trunks become patterned with the bases of old leaf stalks. Clusters of summer flowers are followed by sometimes edible fruits among green or gray-green leaves. Like plenty of moisture, but tolerate some drought once established.
Its multiple trunks have curving stems and spiny leaves that form picturesque clumps. Grows quickly with enough fertilization.
Attributes - Phoenix reclinata
Plant Type: Tree
Height: 20 ft. to 30 ft.
Width: 30 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Scales, Spider Mites.
Phoenix canariensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Phoenix roebelenii