Date Palm Trees
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Caring for date palm in winter

Zone Manalapan, 07726 | Ksantiago5 added on November 19, 2016 | Answered

We planted date palms this spring and now need to protect them for winter. We live in Manalapan, NJ. Can you provide some advice?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 20, 2016

A true Date Palm is hardy in zones 8 to 11 and can only withstand temperatures down to 15 degrees F.
You live in USDA zone 6b.

I would verify the type of Palm that you planted.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/date/date-palm-tree-care.htm

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