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Senegal Date Palm
Distribution & Habitat:
Found in Africa in swamps, and on river banks, usually close to the coast.
A large, clumping palm, to about 10m tall.
Too large for most gardens, but very good for parks.
Sunny, and moist position. Likes lots of water, (it doesn't mind wet feet), and fertiliser. Frost tolerant.
Figure 1. P. reclinata in habitat, Ngare Ndare River in Kenya.
[[localhost_Sydney_index| Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
Permaculture Plants (Figure 1&2).
Mike Gray (Figure 3)
Kyle Cawaza (Figure 4)