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Phoenix theophrasti
Wouter Hagens

Phoenix theophrasti

Cretan Date Palm

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Item #: 9896

Zones: 8a to 10b, guessing

Height: 480" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Crete, Turkey

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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We saw the Cretan native Phoenix theophrasti during our 2010 expedition to Crete...at the airport. With rumors of potential winter hardiness, we thought we'd give this a shot and, since they came up so well from seed, we have some extras to share. Reportedly, the grey-green leaf Phoenix theophrasti is one of the hardiest of the feather palms....we'll find out together.