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
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds What is the best way to start growing? Yes Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Allelopathy, hard to pick the fruit Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Pests and diseases: Autumn Pruning season: Dead leaves but not to cut them until the trunk the stem of the dead leaves protect the trunk How to prune: 4-8m, 12-24 feet Size of the plant: Average growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Big amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Blooming information Summer 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: Wind pollination Edible Fruits When does Date palm yield : Autumn- early winter Pests or diseases for fruits: Birds, bats 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 7-10 years How long does it take for bear fruits? Some species need to be in ripening process (freeze them) Ripening of fruit: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Evergreen Palm Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 9