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Phoenix Roebelinii

Phoenix Roebelinii


80cm height /  17cm Pot


SKU: pho002
    • Introducing the Phoenix Roebelinii, a charming and elegant addition to your indoor or outdoor space. Also known as the Pygmy Date Palm, this palm tree brings a touch of the tropics right to your doorstep, even in the UK's climate.
    • 80cm Height. 
    • 17cm pot.
    • Phoenix roebelenii, commonly known as the pygmy date palm, is a popular choice for outdoor landscaping in the UK due to its tropical appearance and ability to withstand the milder UK climate. However, it's important to provide proper care to ensure its health and growth. Here are care instructions for Phoenix roebelenii when grown outdoors in the UK:

    • Location: Choose a well-drained, sunny spot for your pygmy date palm. They thrive in full sun to partial shade. In the UK, they may benefit from some protection against strong winds.

    • Soil: Plant your pygmy date palm in well-draining soil with good organic content. You can mix compost or well-rotted manure into the soil to improve its quality.

    • Watering: Phoenix roebelenii prefer consistently moist soil but should not be sitting in waterlogged conditions. Water deeply when the top 1-2 inches of soil feels dry, especially during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce watering in the winter when the plant is not actively growing.

    • Fertilization: Feed your palm with a balanced, slow-release palm fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Follow the manufacturer's instructions for application rates. Avoid fertilizing in the winter.

    • Pruning: Prune dead or damaged fronds regularly to maintain the plant's appearance and health. Be cautious when pruning, as over-pruning can stress the palm.

    • Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the palm to help retain moisture and suppress weeds. Mulching also provides some insulation in the colder months.

    • Protection in Winter: Phoenix Roebelinii are not frost tolerant and will need to be brought indoors during winter. 

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