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A picture of a Isundu

Isundu

Phoenix reclinata

Also known as

MoséFa, Date palm, Senegal date palm, Palm

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Isundu Overview

This graceful palm with its characteristic slender, leaning stems is a feature of riverine bush and forest in the eastern parts of the country. It is almost always associated with water, either on river banks or in swamps. This is a common feature plant. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Common problems with Isundu

How to propagate Isundu

Seed

Propagate from seed in spring.

Special features of Isundu

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Pot plant

Wet sites

Other uses of Isundu

Grown for their overall appearance and their edible fruits.

Other uses

Edible