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Phoenix roebellenii - Pigmy Date Palms


Phoenix roebellenii - Pigmy Date Palms (Phoenix roebellenii - Pigmy Date Palms)

My Pigmy date palms are getting tall, 7’ or (2.5 m) tall. I planted them as very small palms around 14 years ago. Photo taken Jan. 13, 2021.



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How tall do they actually get then? 7' is quite tall, but compared to normal date palms I guess they are pigmy.

15 Jan, 2021

 

They usually top out at 18 ft (5.5 m). Most species of Phoenix grow to more than 50 ft (15 m) tall.

16 Jan, 2021

 

wow that is still pretty big isn't it?

16 Jan, 2021

 

Very striking, architecturally.

16 Jan, 2021

 

Seaburngirl,

If you do a search for Phoenix roebellenii you’ll see a lot of my pics. It’s an extremely common palm in California. They’re a dime a dozen.

17 Jan, 2021

 

Kate,

It’s very widely used in front of commercial buildings. (Maybe overused).

17 Jan, 2021

 

Sounds like the way pampas grass is used here.

17 Jan, 2021

 

If it’s easy they use it. Pampas grass grows wild here, especially in the canyons along with Agave americana, Washingtononia robusta, Phoenix canariensis, Nicotiana glauca.

21 Jan, 2021



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