A great tropical triple-trunk Date Palm!
Common Names: Dwarf Date Palm, Miniature Date Palm, Pygmy Date Palm, Roebelin Palm
Growth: Upwards, clumping. Old fronds naturally fall off
Light: Full sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Keep evenly moist
Humidity: 30% - 70%
Temperature: 5°C - 30°C
Soil: Well draining potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, irrigated atrium bed
Nutrients: 15-10-10 Monthly
Interiorscape Use: Large potted plant, patio, atrium
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Hot afternoon sun may scorch fronds. Root rot when sitting in water.
Comments: Slow growing dwarf palm suitable for indoor cultivation. The seeds take three months to germinate, adding to the overall cost. A female plant is required to produce fruit, which are edible.