Phoenix Dactylifera Palm.
The Phoenix Dactylifera or Edible Date Palm is an impressive tropical looking palm which forms a dense crown of around 25 greenish to silvery-green long stiff pinnate leaves when mature. Can have a solitary trunk or be sparsley clustering. It is easy to grow although be mindful of the small stunted leaflets near the base of the leaves as they are quite sharp.

Commonly known as the Edible Date Palm or True Date Palm it is widely cultivated for it's edible sweet fruit. 
Fast growing and frost hardy, although it will need protection through the winter months especially when young, as it does not enjoy wet, soggy ground. Good drainage is essential.

A great palm for the enthusiast.

 

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PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA. Edible Date Palm

SKU: PD75
£49.95Price
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  • Latin Name: Phoenix Dactylifera

    Common Name: Edible Date Palm, True Palm.

    Native to: North Africa and the Middle East.

    Hardiness: Hardy down to -3.

    Growth Characteristics: Relatively fast growing. Impressive crown of huge feather- like leaves silvery-green to bluish-grey. Solitary trunk or sparsley clustering. Cultivated for it's sweet edible fruit.

    Sunlight: Full sun.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Moderately fertile, sharply draining soil.

    Moisture: Water regularly during growing season. Keep dryish through winter.

    Feeding: Feed well during growing season.

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    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

The Palm Tree Company

  Meadcroft, Clitheroe Rd, Whalley,

             Lancs. BB7 9AD

            Tel: 01254 447964

  E: sales@thepalmtreecompany.com

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