Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plan – Plants n Things

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Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plant
Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plant
Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plant
Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plant

Phoenix loureiroi var. humilis Mountain Date Palm 12 Seeds #House Plant

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1 Package of 12 Seeds
  • Solitary or clustering palm. Stem to 1 - 4 5 m, without leaf sheaths to about 10 - 30 40 cm in diam., with crowded diamond-shaped, persistent leaf-bases, internodes very short. Leaves to 2 m long; pseudopetiole 20 - 40 cm long; leaf sheath reddish- brown, fibrous; acanthophylls about 15 on each side of rachis, yellow-green to orange, to 20 cm long.
  • Pistillate flowers with calyx cupule 1.5 - 2 mm high, yellow; petals orange-pink to yellow, 2 - 2.5 x 3 - 4 mm. Fruit restricted to the distal half to two thirds of rachilla, ovoid to obovoid, 9 - 18 x 5 - 9 mm, maturing from green to blue-black when ripe.
  • A very robust species which will thrive in temperate or tropical climates and, found to 1700m 5600ft altitude, it tolerates quite hard frosts.
  • Germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium. Pre-soak seeds for 3 days in warm water and sow in containers. Germination takes 2 to 4 months.

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