Phoenix sylvestris

Wild Date Palm

In Stock: 3.288 lb (Total:3.287lb)
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3.29 lb
Phoenix sylvestris


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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: none required
Germination: sow seed 3/4" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed

Other: Germination takes place in 30-90 days, but even under good conditions germination may be erratic and take longer.|Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +). 

Looking for a stunning specimen tree to add to your garden or landscape? Look no further than the Phoenix sylvestris, also known as the silver date palm, Indian date, sugar date palm or wild date palm. This flowering plant is native to southern Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma and Bangladesh, and can also be found in Mauritius, the Chagos Archipelago, Puerto Rico and the Leeward Islands. Growing up to 15 meters tall and 40 centimeters in diameter, this palm features gentle recurved leaves, a large leaf crown, and an inflorescence with white, unisexual flowers. It also produces delicious fruit that can be used for making wine and jelly, as well as sap that can be fermented into toddy or boiled to make palm jaggery. The Phoenix sylvestris is hardy in zones 8B-11 and highly adaptable to different soil types and sun exposure levels. Order now and enjoy the beauty and benefits of this stunning tree in your own space!

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