just want to make sure about this plant

roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)April 20, 2014

I know this seems like a pretty common plant...but I am
not really sure exactly what it is called
Thanks very much,
roksee

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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Phoenix roebelenii

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 11:59PM
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roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)

THANK YOU, SALTCEDAR....

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 2:36PM
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roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)

can anyone tell me if I can keep it as an inside plant?
And how best to care for it?
Thanks

    Bookmark   April 25, 2014 at 6:06PM
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TulsaRose z7a, Tulsa OK(7a)

Caring for Phoenix Roebelenii

Here is a link that might be useful: Caring for Phoenix Roebelenii

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 6:35AM
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roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)

thank you tulsarose

    Bookmark   April 26, 2014 at 6:31PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

you might want to ask in the houseplant forum.. if your very high peat media is proper for this plant ...

the link above suggest they do not like a lot of retained water.. and that is all peat does ...

ken

    Bookmark   April 27, 2014 at 10:30AM
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Dave in NoVA • 7a • Northern VA

You can keep it inside, but it's not going to be real happy over the long haul.

It will become a magnet for spider mites and it wants a lot more light than it normally gets indoors. Typical of Phoenix species.

If you can set it outdoors in summer, it will thank you. But not in full sun right away, it will burn. Protect from frost. Treat for pests when you bring in for the winter.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2014 at 1:59PM
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roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)

that extra info is great!! As much as I love the look for that room, if it isn't going to be really happy inside then I'll bring it out.... I live in Ca and this is a beautiful time of year.
I'll have to find something else for that room.
Thank you ,, all

    Bookmark   April 30, 2014 at 1:29PM
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