Phoenix rupicola grow and care – plam tree of the genus Phoenix and also known as Cliff date palm, Date palm perennial tree and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.
Leaves size 1-3 m (3-10 feet), and the leaves are with spiny edge.
Flower color yellow, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers.
Phoenix rupicola fruits
Fruit color can be red-black in oblong shape the taste is sweet.
Phoenix rupicola for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Phoenix rupicola growing and care:
Big amount of water and full sun, can grow without but won’t bring fruit, above -10C, male and a female
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds
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:
4-8m, 12-24 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
When does Date palm bloom?
General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers
Pollination is done by:
When does Date palm yield:
Autumn- early winter
Pests or diseases for fruits:
What can be done with big quantities?
Eaten raw, cakes, dry
Work requirements on the Date palm fruit:
When the tree is young it’s easy to pick the fruit after that it become harder
How long does it take for bear fruits?
Ripening of fruit:
Some species need to be in ripening process (freeze them)