A palm commonly known as ‘pygmy date palm’, ‘miniature date palm’ ‘robellini’ or ‘dwarf date palm’. It is native to SouthEast Asia and is a slow growing tree reaching a small-medium height of 2-3 metres.
Gives a tropical feel to any space and will grow in partial shade to full sun. Flowers in spring followed by fruiting of small dates.
According to the NASA Clean Air Study, Phoenix roebelenii is an effective plant at removing toxins from the air including formaldehyde and benzene.