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Multi-Headed Phoenix roebellenii - Pygmy Date Palm


Multi-Headed Phoenix roebellenii - Pygmy Date Palm (Multi-Headed Phoenix roebellenii - Pygmy Date Palm)

Multi-headed Pygmy date palms are more common than most people think. This Palm is growing at the San Diego Zoo. Photo taken Feb. 11, 2011.



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Very impressive.......... :o)))

16 Feb, 2011

 

wow......

16 Feb, 2011

 

Palmate, Alexandramou:

It's actually quite common to see multi-headed Pygmy date palms. Many times there's a lot more branches.

16 Feb, 2011

 

Wow indeed!

16 Feb, 2011

 

That's lovely ...

17 Feb, 2011

 

Not sure about this one, prefer my palms to be more elegant.

2 Mar, 2011

 

Dottydaisy2:

Unfortunately, this palm was overly pruned. Dwarf pygmy date palms usually have many fronds and are usually very full.

3 Mar, 2011

 

That is why it looks so unnatural.

3 Mar, 2011

 

Dottydaisy2:

Yes.

With so many millions of palms here...unfortunately, over pruning is a common practice. (it saves money-- however, it can kill some palms). :>(

4 Mar, 2011



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