Phoenix Sylvester Palm – Silver Date Palm – ‘Phoenix Sylvestris’
We have larger sizes available, call for more information.
Attributes: The Greek word ‘Phoenix’, meaning crimson or purple Sylvestris means “wild”. This palm is also known by other names including Sylvester, Silver Date Palm, Wild Date Palm, Toddy Palm, and India Date Palm. The Phoenix Sylvester is native to Southern Pakistan & many parts of India. The Phoenix Sylvestris flourishes in plains and scrubland areas of Pakistan and India. Fruits from these palm trees are harvested to make wine, jams and jellies. The sap is gathered and consumed fresh like maple water or fermented into toddy making a drink called Toddy palm. The leaves are used to make items such as baskets, mats and bags. The fresh sap is boiled to make palm jaggery popular in India and Paklistan.
Max Height: 41′
Exposure: Full sun
Cold Hardy: 10 Degrees Fahrenheit
Indoors: Outdoors preferably, grows 2-3 feet per year
Dangers: Plant has many sharp long spines and sharp edges please exercise extreme caution when handling. Please exercise caution when planting trees smaller than 6′, where young children or animals play.
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Winter Park Bamboo & Palm Trees For Sale- To Purchase Phoenix Sylvester Palm – Silver Date Palm – Phoenix Sylvestris Call: 407-545-5137
Winter Park Bamboo is a bamboo nursery open by appointment only.
We Specialize in Sale and Delivery of Commercial, Residential, & Mixed-Use Bamboo & Palm Trees
We are located in Winter Park Florida (just 5 minutes north of Orlando). Winter Park Bamboo specializes in cold hardy, non-invasive, clumping bamboos as well as palm trees.