General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 16 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small ovoid green fleshy single seeded drupes maturing to red to purpish-black
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Dioecious

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Common names
  • Ceylon Date Palm

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