Phoenix dactylifera | Date Palm

This is the date-producing palm, grown for both its fruit and ornamental value. Tall growing, so consider it a skyline tree that needs room above. Do not plant beneath high wires. This featherleaf palm has fronds that reach up to 20 feet long so give it room to grow. Fruit can be messy but are loved by birds. Canopy coverage: 491 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 60 feet high

Width: 25 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: yellow, cream

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds