Botanical Name: Phoenix canariensis
 Common Name: Canary Island Date Palm
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Palm

 

Height Range

6-12', 12-25', 25-40'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

Summer

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Seascape, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette

 

Seasonal Interest

Summer

 

Location Uses

Background, Lawn, Park

 

Special Uses

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Photographer: Normans/Jacobs/Sortomme

  • Description

  • Notes

The Phoenix canariensis is a large-growing, wide-spreading palm with a crown of many long arching fronds. It needs ample room for proper growth.