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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 rupicola

Common name: Cliff Date Palm
Native to: India
Mature height: 30'
Mature spread: 15'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
Phoenix rupicola

photo by: Hugh Danaher
Ohlone College
Fremont

Description:

A graceful phoenix palm that should begin in shade. The pinnate leaves are soft and rich deep green. The fronds are on an upright axis that hand as the tree matures. Will tolerate full sun when mature. Typical trees usually only reach a height of about 30 feet, but some hybrids have been noted at over 70 feet.


Phoenix rupicola

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dale Motiska Garden
Vacaville
Phoenix rupicola

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: moderate when young
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 24 F
Seed or plant availability: limited




 
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