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Phoenix sylvestris
(Silver Date Palm)
(Wild Date Palm)
USDA Zone: 9 – 11
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Origin: India
Type: Palm

Typical Height: 30’-40’
(9.0–12.0mts)
Typical Spread: 12'-14'
(3.6–4.2mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Medium
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3' OA)
7G (4' OA)
15G (4'-6' OA)
25G (6'-8' OA)
45G (8'-10' OA)
65G (10'-12' OA)
FG (10'-14' OA)

Typical planting distance:
20'-25' O.C.
(6–7.5mts)

Common Uses: Residence; Parks; Boulevards; Medians; Buffers; Specimen
Category: Large Palm

Notes:

+ In this Photo:
Phoenix sylvestris
(Silver Date Palm)
13' OA Height,
12" DBH,
12' Canopy,
25'O.C.

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
January 2014
Miami
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Phoenix_sylvestris

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/58142/

http://www.phoenixsylvestris.com/