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True Date Palm, Phoenix Dactylifera, Tree 5 Seeds

Price: $12.25
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Product Features

Leaves: pinnate, feather-like fronds, 15 to 20 feet long, more silver-gray than other Phoenix palms, rough and sharp, toothed petioles, held more erect (not arching); life span of leaf is 3-7 years; frond bases usually persist on trunk if not removed. Flowers: Diecious (Separate Male and Female plants); off-white clusters. Fruit: Edible dates on female plants (if pollinated); cylindrical 1 to 2 inch long yellow fruit held out amongst fronds in pendulous clusters. Stems/Trunks: slender trunk, 18 inches diameter, leaf base scars form interesting geometric pattern; may produce basal offsets. Zone: 9 to 11 (cold hardy to 20 degrees F) Growth Rate: Medium Plant Type: Palm Family: Arecaceae or Palmae Native Range: North Africa Height: 60 to 100 feet Spread: 20 to 40 feet Shape: Tall palm with feather fronds; fronds held upright in "feather duster" like arrangement; usually trimmed as single trunk. Sun: Full Sun, thrives in heat. Fall Color: Evergreen Drought Tolerance: High Water: Low. Although a drought resistant desert plant, the Date Palm has deep roots that typically seek out subterranean water sources. Provide regular irrigation for best look and faster growth. Maintenance: High; fruit on females attracts animals and drops messily, frond removal. Site Requirements /Soil Tolerances: Not particular about soil and will even grow in poor soils. Best in sandy well-drained soil. Culture: Prune suckers annually to create single trunk specimens. Uses: Formal groupings, street plantings, and groves in large open areas. This palm should only be used in large open areas - it is NOT a good palm for small yards. Our seeds/bulbs are guaranteed to be fresh but are NOT guaranteed as to results. Sorry, but there are too many variables in gardening that can impact germination. Flower seeds/bulbs are a live organism. Their germination depends on many factor including heat, cooling, sun, shade, moisture, time of sowing, etc. None of these things We can control so We can not be held responsible for them. So please do not ask for a refund, replacement or to return unused seeds/bulbs.