Doum palm growing palm tree of the genus Hyphaene also known as Hyphaene thebaica, Doum palm perennial evergreen used for edible fruits and also as drought tolerant ornamental or medical plant, can grow in desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.
Leaves color green leaves frond when the start to grow it’s like sword when it’s open rounded shape in shredded like fork or spoon narrow tines in the size 1-2 m.
Flower color yellow, flowers grow on clump its branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers dioecious male and female flower on separate plants.
Doum palm fruits
Fruit edible, color of the fruit purple red, the fruit round shapeless.
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Requirements for Doum palm growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, hard to pick the fruit
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves but not to cut them until the trunk the stem of the dead leaves protect the trunk
Size of the plant?
10-15 m, 30-45 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers grow on clump its branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers dioecious male and female flower on separate plants
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Doum palm fruits?
Eaten raw, cakes, dry, juice, jam and frozen
Work requirements on the fruit:
When the tree is young it’s easy to pick the fruit after that it become harder
How long does it take to bear fruit?