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Phoenix:
Phoenix acaulis
Phoenix canariensis
Phoenix canariensis x dactylifera
Phoenix dactylifera
Phoenix loureirii var. hanceana
Phoenix loureirii var. loureirii
Phoenix paludosa
Phoenix pusilla x roebelenii
Phoenix reclinata
Phoenix reclinata x roebelenii
Phoenix reclinata x rupicola
Phoenix roebelenii
Phoenix roebelenii var. reasoneri
Phoenix roebelenii x canariensis
Phoenix rupicola
Phoenix sylvestris
Phoenix sylvestris var. robusta
Phoenix theophrastii
Phoenix zeylanica

Phoenix sylvestris

Common name: Silver Date Palm
Native to: India
Mature height: 40'
Mature spread: 10' to 20'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
Phoenix sylvestris

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dale Motiska Garden
Vacaville

Description:

A wicked palm with spiney sharp spines at the base of the fronds. The leaflets tend to be plumose around the petiole. Native to India, Napal, Myanmar, and Pakistan. Drought tolerant


Phoenix sylvestris

photo by: Hugh Danaher
California Nursery Company Historical Pa
Fremont
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: moderate
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 22 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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