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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 acaulis

Common name: Stemless Date Palm
Native to: India
Mature height: 6 ft
Mature spread: 6 ft
Growth Habit: suckering / solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
Phoenix acaulis

photo by: Dennis Valdez
U. C. Berkeley Botanical Garden
Berkeley

Description:

Commonly known as the Stemless Date Palm or Dwarf Date Palm. An excellent choice for gardens with limited space. Also well suited as a potted specimen.


Phoenix acaulis

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto
Phoenix acaulis

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: Slow
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 18 F or less
Seed or plant availability: limited




 
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