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Cultivation of parushaka - Phoenix pusilla Gaertn.

parushaka :

Cultivated tree Photograph by: Rachael Moore

Cultivation:

A plant of the drier, lowland tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 700 metres. Plants can tolerate some frost
Requires a sunny position in a well-drained soil
Tolerant of some salt in the soil
A dioecious species - both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required.



Propogation:

Seed - pre-soak for 24 hours prior to sowing
 The seed germinates best at a temperature of 21 - 27°c
Division of offsets



Harvesting:

Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year

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