Phoenix acaulis or Dwarf Date Palm / Stemless Date Palm is a species of flowering plant in the palm family, native to northern India, Bhutan and Nepal.
Common name: acaulis, Latin, trunkless, Dwarf Date Palm, Stemless Date Palm Color: Pale yellow Bloom time: April Height: 0.25 to 0.50 feet Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care Have a hose or bucket of water and all your planting tools nearby. Keep your bare-root rose in water until you are ready to place it in the ground.Plants can be cut back and moved in either spring or fall, but not in midsummer, as they might suffer and die in the heat.
Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall.
All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil.
Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.
Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness.
Leave the foliage until it turns brown in the fall.
This is important so that the plant stores energy for next year’s flowering.
Cut down the dead stalks in the late fall or early spring.
Before winter, add 4 to 6 inches of mulch, simply to delay the ground freeze and allow the roots to keep growing.
Special Feature: Bright spring flowers that grow well in part shade locations including border fronts, rock gardens, open woodland gardens, under trees, along paths, along streams/ponds or in boggy areas. May be an effective edger. Also may be grown in pots. Use Medicinal use:
The date palm parts such as seeds, leaves, pollen, fruits and trunk provide a remedy to a lot of ailments and nutritional value to human.
Date palm is one of the most nutritious fruit both in tropics and subtropics this makes the fruit to have high recognition among other fruits.