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Phoenix Roebelenii

Botanical Name:

Phoenix roebelenii

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Palms - Cycads, Houseplant, Perennial, Tree

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Cream-colored male and female flowers are found on separate trees (dioecious) in the spring. Flowers are produced on 1 foot long panicles that are interfoliar and branched once.

Fruit

1/2 inch ellipsoidal drupe resembles a thin-skinned date. It is red-brown to dark purple when mature. The fruit is produced on female plants only.

Taxonomy

Order

Arecales

Family

Phoenix - Date Palms, Palms - Cycads

Genus

Phoenix

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