Project Description

Phoenix sylvestris : Sylvester Palm

-Light Exposure: Full Sun
-Water Req: Moderate
-Height: up to 40  ft.
-Growth Rate: Slow

One of the most elegant and sought after palms for the home landscape is the Sylvester Palm.  Beautifully shaped silverish, blue green leaves sit atop a robust trunk that has a unique diamond shaped pattern and a wide base.  Low maintenance and slow growing, the Sylvester Date Palm is a smaller alternative to the much larger Canary Date Palm. The Sylvester Palm is also drought tolerant and moderately salt tolerant.For best appearance, fertilize 3 times per year in the growing seasons of spring, summer and fall.