Palm, Pygmy Date

Phoenix roebelenii

  • Moderate grower 8’-10’ tall.

  • Leaves will brown with frost and freezing temperatures.

  • Naturally grows with a solitary trunk. Multi-trunked specimens can be produced by nurseries.

  • Heavily armored with spines along the petiole. Take extra caution when pruning.

  • Good for containers.

  • Plant close to buildings for cold protection


SE Asia

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun to part shade

Soil Requirements

Likes regular water and fertilizing.