Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruitalthough its place of origin is unknown because of long cultivation, it probably originated from the fertile crescent region straddling between egypt and mesopotamia. Range most palm trees grow in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world they occur from about 44° northern latitude to about 44° southern latitude the dwarf palm (chamaerops humilis) occurs in southern france, the nikau (rhopalostylis sapida) is a species of palm growing in new zealand. The canary palm tree is one of the most widely cultivated palm trees in the world the canary island date palm tree can reach heights of 60 feet. The canary island date palm is another member of the phoenix palm family with many spectacular, but different, characteristics like the medjool date palm it is also a large tree that reaches 60-70 feet tall and 25 feet wide.
Groundworks specializes in medjool date, canary island date and a host of other palm trees we also offer palm doctoring services including expert disease diagnostics and maintenance. Date palm trees can be destroyed by infestations of palmetto weevils, which are drawn to these plants when leaves are removed by pruning or during transplantation the weevils lay their eggs in older leaves and the resulting larvae eventually kill the tree by burrowing deep inside it. The date palm tree dates have been a staple food of the middle east and the indus valley for thousands of years the date palm is dioecious, having separate male and female plants.
Date palms are unique in that they are either a male tree or a female tree the male trees produce pollen, and the female trees produce flowers unfortunately, neither birds or bees are attracted to the flowers, so the females have to be hand pollinated. Description date palm phoenix dactylifera certified disease free resort style date palms are the ultimate in palms for your landscape designthere are many good reasons why date palms are found at most upscale resorts and shopping centersthey look absolutely fantastic, they're extremely hardy to cold, heat and drought and they provide a cool umbrella of shade. Date palm historical information date palms were one of the first plants cultivated by man the first written records of date palms being grown and harvested are from about 5000 years ago in ancient mesopotamia (current day iraq) along the tigris and euphrates rivers. After planting date palms, you will need to follow good date palm tree care in addition to irrigation and support, palms need good nutrient management and pest and disease control manure makes an excellent fertilizer in early spring.
Palms palm trees always create a relaxed, resort style atmosphere wherever they are planted we're fortunate to live in a part of the country where palms can be grown easily and can be adapted to most landscape styles. The canary island date palm is the number one palm planted by hotels and resorts because their tropical beauty surprises and outshines other palm varieties this canary palm variety has a singular wide trunk that grows straight upwards with attractive grey bark. The date palm tree is grown for its edible sweet fruit canary island date palm tree seeds, phoenix canariensis, 15+ premium quality tree seeds, exotic palm tree, 80% germination, (isla's garden seeds. The canary island date palm is a stately palm tree that hails from a group of islands off the coast of africa called the canary islands these date bearing palm trees have been adorning the most beautiful homes and businesses across the world with their majestic look.
Date palm tree, facts and information on date palm trees date palm scientific name: phoenix dactylifera here is some detailed information on date palm trees the date palm tree (phoenix dactylifera) is a palm in the genus phoenix, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. Palm tree trunks are used in the construction of houses, boats and bridges that cross canals elastic fibers that cover the trunks are used to make camel and horse saddles parts of the leafstalk are used as trowels by mason and as beaters by washerwomen. These trees are grown in california & are guaranteed to be true medjool palm trees, big date palm trees and big olive trees for sale, date palms, certified medjools, wholesale to california, florida, texas, las vegas, arizona and houston. I was on a mission to see the china date ranch near death valley california we met the amazing owner brian, tasted some rare and delicious dates, and purchased half a dozen date palm trees.
The pygmy date palm (phoenix roebelenii) is a compact species of palm that can be used in any part of the landscape in usda growing zones 9-11 and as a houseplant in the rest of the country. The pygmy date palm tree will grow in a variety of different soils they are slow-medium growing and don't really get any taller than 10 feet or so when fully mature and planted in soil, shorter if planted in a pot. The true date palm tree, scientific name phoenix dactylifera, is a close relative to canary date palm (phoenix canariensis) and pygmy date palm (phoenix roebelenii) this is a cold hard palm that can tolerate cold temperatures down to 15f and will grow in the zone 8. 10 surprising facts about palm trees anna norris april 11, 2014, 12:16 pm tweet 157 it can be created from coconut palms, date palms, the chilean wine palm, and other species.
Date palm, (phoenix dactylifera), tree of the palm family (arecaceae, or palmae), found in the canary islands, northern africa, the middle east, pakistan, india, and the us state of california the date palm grows about 23 metres (75 feet) tall. The date palm is a tree it has been cultivated for a very long time because of its fruit the tree is between 15m and 25m high it has long leaves that look like feathers.
Date palm trees can be transplanted between february 1st and june 30th we do not ship to california the following are just a few examples of trees that we have available for sale. True date palm trees information along with pictures of true date palm trees true date palm tree pictures, (phoenix dactylifera), and photos - the pictures of the date palms can be seen in full size by clicking on the date palm tree picture thumbnails. Exotic landscape forest tree seed,canary date palm seeds - 5pcs/lot see more like this 10 seeds canary island dragon blood tree (dracaena draco) showy, exotic combsh 50 out of 5 stars - 10 seeds canary island dragon blood tree (dracaena draco) showy, exotic combsh. This date palm tree is more commonly referred to by it's variety name, deglet noor it's long botanical name is phoenix dactylifera deglet noor phoenix is the species, dactylifera is the genus, and deglet noor is the variety.