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Canary Palm

Phoenix canariensis

Also known as

Canary Island Date Palm, Canary Date Palm, Slender Date Palm, Phoenix Palm

Phoenix canariensis located on the former gas works site by Bidgee (CC BY-SA 3.0 au)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

9m

12m

Min

8m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Canary Palm Overview

Phoenix canariensis is a spiny, evergreen palm species in the Arecaceae family, more commonly known by the names Canary Palm or Canary Island Date Palm. This species has an attractive bushy habit, producing long, arching foliage and small yellow flowers. It is hardy to -5 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of partial sun, in well-draining soil for optimal growth. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It doesn't cope well with wet winters and will require protection from freezing weather if grown in temperate regions.

Common problems with Canary Palm

How to propagate Canary Palm

Seed

Special features of Canary Palm

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Canary Palm

Specimen, indoor

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