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Pygmy Date Palm
Phoenix roebelenii

Description

Height: 6-12 feet (1.8-3.6 meters)
Spread: 6-10 feet (1.8-3.0 meters)
Leaf: 8-12 inches (20-30 cm)
Range: Not native to North America. (USDA Hardiness Zones 10 through 11- southern Florida, southern Arizona and southern coastal California.)

General Care Tips

Pygmy Date Palms grow in full sun and partial shade conditions on well-drained soils.  Water regularly. Prune sparingly. Avoid damaging lower trunk and roots.

Things to Watch For:

Pests include palm leaf skeletonizer and scales.  Disease vulnerabilities include leaf spot and bud rot.

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