Scientific name: Phoenix sylvestris
Common Name:سلویسٹر کھجور,Sylvester palm
One of the more elegant palm trees is the Phoenix Sylvestris, sometimes referred to as the Sylvester or Silver Date Palm. The Sylvester looks fantastic as a standalone or as an accent tree, and is a popular among landscapers who seek a more compact, yet sturdy tree that resembles the bigger Canary Date Palm. You can probably tell how popular the Silver Date Palm is in Southwest Florida by the abundance of them in places like Cape Coral, Pine Island, Naples, and Fort Myers.The Sylvester palm, with its majestic grandeur and silvery-green fronds, is a perennial symbol of tropical splendor. The ideal temperature range for Sylvester palms is between 65°F and 85°F (18°C and 29°C).
Planting And Care
Sylvester palms effortlessly elevate the beauty of any home or garden.
Place indoor Sylvester palms near a sunny window with filtered light.
Outdoors, they thrive in full sun.
Plant in a location that receives full sun to partial shade to encourage healthy growth.
Ensure regular watering during the establishment period, then gradually reduce watering once the palm is well-rooted.
Plant in well-draining soil to prevent waterlogged roots and promote healthy growth.
Apply a balanced palm fertilizer during the growing season to nourish the palm and enhance its vitality.
Trim dead or damaged fronds to maintain the palm’s aesthetics and overall health.