NZ Palms, Cycads and Subtropical Plants
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Description

A beautiful and rather striking palm that produces slender, arching trunks and graceful heads of attractive leaves.  Despite having been grown in New Zealand for many years this is still an uncommon palm.

 

Origin

Tropical and subtropical Africa.

 

Form and size

Clustering palm to 12m.

 

Preferred habitat

Outdoors in full sun.  Grows well in most coastal and temperate areas of the North Island.

Phoenix reclinata

Senegal Date Palm

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Growth rate

 Medium

Outdoors

 Yes

Indoors

 No

Wind

 Good tolerance

Sea winds

 Good tolerance

Sun

 Very good tolerance

Dryness

 Good tolerance

Frost

 To -5C

Phoenix reclinata, Senegal Date Palm

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