One of the 2 European palmtree species.
Cretan Date PalmScientific Name: Phoenix theothrasti Greuter
Size: Up to 25 feet tall (7.5 m) 10 feet in diameter (3 m)
Min. Temperature: 16°F (-9°C)
Water Requirements: Moderate water.
Sun Requirements: Full sun.
Origin: Crete, Greece
Germination: Easy from seeds
Silvery grayish green,
6 feet long.
Trunk: clustering No crownshaft,
6 to 7 inches in diameter (15 to 18 cm).
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.
Fruit: Dark brown when ripe.
0.75 inch long.
Seed: 0.5 inch long.
pointed end, grooved.
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