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Exotic Dwarf Date Palms: Phoenix Pusilla, P. Zeylanica, Ceylon Date Palm, Inchu Palm & More!

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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Ceylon Date Palm, Inchu Palm, Dwarf Date Palm, Small Wind Date
Regional name:
Sanskrit - Parusakah, Hindhi - Palavat, Malyalam - Chitteenthal, Tamil - Siruintu, Kannada - Indu
Palms and Cycads, Shrubs
Palmae or Coconut family
Sun growing, Semi shade
Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Fruit or Seed
Flowering season:
Flowers in flushes throughout the year, Flowers are inconspicuous
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
1 to 2 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
1 to 2 meters
Plant Form:
Spherical or rounded, Spreading, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Good for screening
  • Thorny or Spiny
  • Recommended for creating shade
  • Suitable for road median planting
  • Hanging or weeping growth habit
  • Salt or salinity tolerant
  • Good on seaside
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Over hundreds

Plant Description:

- A very slow growing palm. Rarely seen with a trunk taller than 5 to 6 feet.
- The trunk usally does not grow more than 1 feet in diameter.
- 8-10 feet long leaves are erect and arching only near their ends.
- The fruit are interesting ripening to a red or violet colour and with sweet edible pulp.

Growing tips:

- Grow to full sun.
- Requires well drained soil.
- Can be grown in pots as well.
- Good for planting in lawns - where there is no human movement. This is becasue the leaves are quite spiny.