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Pygmy Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii

Tender palm has soft, curving, lacy foliage that form a dense crown. Does well in containers for tropical gardens. May be kept indoors in bright, indirect light.

Plant with Foxtail Asparagus Fern


  • Landscape Size: 6'-10' tall, 6'-10' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 16-24
  • Growth Habit: Columnar, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Deer Resistant, Attracts Birds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in sandy, enriched, well draining soils with regular water. Feed with an all purpose or palm fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. 



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