How to grow Phoenix rupicola

Phoenix rupicola growing 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

Requirements for 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?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy, hard to pick the fruit

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Pruning season:
Autumn

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:
Average growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
No

Blooming information

When does Date palm bloom?
Summer

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

How long does it take for bear fruits?
7-10 years

Ripening of fruit:
Some species need to be in ripening process (freeze them)

Scientific name:

Phoenix dactylifera

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