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Senegal Date Palm

Phoenix reclinata

Senegal Date Palm, Phoenix reclinata Description

Height: 25-35 feet (7.6-10.6 meters)
Spread: 12-20 feet (3.6-6 meters)
Leaf: 12-18 inches (30-46 cm)
Range: Not native to North America (USDA Hardiness Zones 9B through 11 - central and southern Florida; southern Texas, Arizona; and coastal California.)

General Care Tips

The Senegal Date Palm is highly versatile and will adapt to a variety of sun and soil conditions. Water during droughts. Avoid damaging lower trunk and roots.

Things to Watch For

Insect pests include scales. The Senegal Date Palm is vulnerable to ganoderma butt rot fungus which enters through trunk and root injuries.