Pygmy Date Palm
How much water is required for a pygmy date palm (and is this best accomplished through a drip system?)? Does the pygmy date palm require significantly less water than a Chinese Flame tree? How much less?
Typically once a week watering is sufficient for an established Pygmy Date Palm.
Here is a link with good care information.
Here is a link about Chinese Flame Tree
You can do a comparison of the two plants with this information.