|Common name: Mountain Date Palm|
Native to: India, Southeast Asia
Mature height: 12'
Mature spread: 10'
Growth Habit: solitary or multiple
Leaf type: pinnate
photo by: Hugh Danaher
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.
This species in the garden:
photo by: Dennis Valdez
Palm Island Nursery Growing Grounds
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: full sun
Cold Tolerance: 22° F
Seed or plant availability: rare