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Date Palm
Phoenix dactylifera

Location: 2000 Walnut Ave.
District: Irvington
Native to: Africa
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Feather-leafed palm native to North Africa and the Mid-East. Thin trunk with diamond shaped leaf scars, and long feather shaped bluish-green fronds. This palm can be 100' tall when mature, and in hot dry climates produces edible dates.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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