Palm, Senegal Date

Phoenix reclinata

  • Multi trunked palm that looks better if leaves are trimmed up and suckers are removed.

  • Petiole is armed with long sharp needles near the trunk

  • Moderately salt tolerant

  • Grows in large clumps that can make a striking statement

  • Can get 25-50’ tall.


Semi arid plains of Senegal

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


Light Requirement

Full sun

Soil Requirements

Drought tolerant, but grows faster and is more attractive with regular water