Canary Island Date PalmPalm
|Scientific Name||Phoenix canariensis|
|Principal Common Name||Canary Island Date Palm|
|Description||The Canary Island Date Palm is massive and imposing. It reaches to 60' tall. The thick, hulking trunk is covered with interesting diamond designs that mark the point of attachment of the leaves. The massive trunk supports a huge crown of over 50 huge arching pinnate leaves that may reach 18' long. These leaves are deep green shading to a yellow stem where the leaflets are replaced by vicious spines.|
|General Comments||As the other Phoenix, the Canary Island Date Palm is dioecious, there are male and female palms.|
|Height Range||0 - 60 FT|
|Spread Range||0 - 50 FT|
|Sunset Zones||9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24 : 25 : 26 : 27 : 28|
|USDA Zones||9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Leaf Texture||Coarse : Feathery : Palm-like : Spiny : Stiff|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Outstanding Features||Drought tolerant : Size : Speciman|
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