NZ Palms, Cycads and Subtropical Plants

Description

A wonderful alternative to the common Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis).  This palm is blue/grey with a lighter head of leaves.  Looks very exotic and is essential planting for a Mediterranean  style garden.

 

Origin

Middle East.

 

Form and size

Solitary palm to 12m.

 

Preferred habitat

Outdoors in a sunny position.  Needs good drainage.  Very tough.

Phoenix dactylifera

Date Palm

Growth rate

 Medium

Outdoors

 Yes

Indoors

 No

Wind

 Very good tolerance

Sea winds

 Good tolerance

Sun

 Excellent tolerance

Dryness

 Very good tolerance

Frost

 To -5C

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