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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 loureirii var. loureirii

Common name: Mountain Date Palm
Native to: India, Southeast Asia
Mature height: 12'
Mature spread: 10'
Growth Habit: solitary or multiple
Leaf type: pinnate
Phoenix loureirii var. loureirii

photo by: Hugh Danaher
Ohlone College
Fremont

Description:

Overhead protection not likely needed for this palm. Resembles a miniature Phoenix canariensis in growth form. This species has lots of variability in leaflets. The blue or grey leaf forms are preferred by collectors. May be solitary or multiple trunked. Plant this palm in a sunny, well drained, but moist location.


Phoenix loureirii var. loureirii

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Palm Island Nursery Growing Grounds
Vacaville
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 22 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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