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Phoenix dactylifera

Family: Arecaceae

Common names: DATE, DATE PALM

Synonym: Phormium colensoi

Native to: Northern Africa

Plant

Type: palm

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 98.5 feet

Max width: 39 feet

Flower

orange, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Edible: fruit

Exposure: light shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: regular