Dwarf Date Palm
Scientific Name: Phoenix humilis
Synonym: Phoenix loureirii
Phoenix humilis

Size: Slowly up to 20 feet (6 m). up to 18 feet (5 m).
Min. Temperature: 20F (-7C)
Water Requirements: Abundant water in summer
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: From India through China to the Philippines
Leaf: Pinnate, to 10 feet long (3 m)..
Trunk: clustering No crownshaft, Up tp 10 feet tall (3 m).
Flower: Dioecious.. Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.

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