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Phoenix Roebelenii

Phoenix Roebelenii

Pot Type: Plastic Pot

Regular price Dhs. 145.00
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Phoenix roebelenii, or the Pygmy Date Palm, is a miniature palm tree renowned for its feathery fronds and elegant, slender trunks. Originating from the tropical and subtropical regions of Southeast Asia, this palm variety has become a beloved addition to the UAE's landscapes, patios, and interior spaces.

This elegant and compact palm tree, prized for its graceful appearance and low-maintenance qualities, is becoming a favored choice for adding a touch of lush greenery to the UAE. It is an excellent choice for homes, gardens, or interior decor in the Dubai. It can be potted in decorative containers, planted in garden beds, or used to create a tropical paradise in your living spaces.


Care Tips for Phoenix Roebelenii

Sunlight Requirements

Phoenix roebelenii thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. In the UAE, provide it with well-lit areas, patios, or balconies where it can receive ample sunlight while being protected from scorching, direct sun exposure.

Soil and Potting

Plant your Pygmy Date Palm in well-draining soil with good aeration. Ensure that the pot or planting area has adequate drainage to prevent waterlogging.


Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Due to the UAE's dry climate, regular and thorough watering, especially during the hot, dry months, is essential to maintain its health and vibrancy.

Temperature and Humidity

Phoenix roebelenii is well-suited to the UAE's warm climate. It can withstand moderate humidity levels and is quite adaptable to various temperature ranges.


Feed your Pygmy Date Palm with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer designed for palm trees during the growing season. This will promote healthy growth and maintain lush fronds.

Pruning and Maintenance

Pruning is generally minimal for Phoenix roebelenii. Remove any dead or yellowin fronds to maintain a tidy appearance. Regularly inspect your palm for pests or diseases, addressing them promptly to ensure its health.

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