Latin name: Phoenix dactylifera

Date palm

25 m. 82 f.
Family: Arecaceae (Palmae)

Genus: Phoenix

Phoenix is the palm genus par excellence. Phoenix palms are native to tropical and subtropical areas. They feature large, pinnately compound, evergreen leaves and yellow flowers borne in large inflorescences in summer. Most of the species bear edible fruits, known as dates.
They grow in full sun and warm climates and do well even in dry and infertile soils.
Plant alone or in rows or use for coastal planting.
Propagated by seeds.
Latin name: Phoenix dactylifera
Very tall plant with a sparse crown, glaucous-green leaves and a single, thin trunk.