Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Phoenix Roebelenii ( Pygme Date Palm )

Height : 2,5-3m

Common name : Pygme Date Palm.

Phoenix roebelenii is a small or minature date palm, native to southeast Asia and southwestern China (Yunnan). It's can grow to about 3.0m or 10 feet in height. Fruit are small, about 1/2 inch  long, and range from dark purple to dark brown when fully ripe. This plant can be grown in full sun to shade and make wonderful planter palms for indoors or outdoors.