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Common Name Pygmy Date Palm
Type of Plant Palm
Solitary, feather-leafed palm. Nobby trunk to 3 inches thick and leaves bright green with long spines on petioles. Height to 12+ feet with 5 to 7 foot spread.
Requirements Prefers acidic soils but tolerates slightly alkaline soils. Growth rate medium. Tolerates short cold snaps to high 20s. Has some salt tolerance.
Country of Origin Laos, Vietnam, and Southern China
Cold Tolerance 28
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Medium