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Canary Island Date Palm

Phoenix canariensis

Canary Island Date Palm, Phoenix canariensis Description

Height: 40-60 feet (12-18 meters)
Spread: 20-25 feet (6-7.5 meters)
Leaf: 12-18 inches (31-46 cm)
Range: Not native to North America (USDA Hardiness Zones 9 through 11- southern and central Florida; southern Louisiana and Texas; and southern Arizona and southern and coastal California.)

General Care Tips

Canary Island Date Palms need full sun. Trees tolerate a variety of moist, well-drained soils. Prune sparingly. Avoid damaging lower trunk and roots.

Things to Watch For

Insect pests include giant palm weevil, palm leaf skeletonizer and scales. Trees are vulnerable to ganoderma rot, lethal yellowing disease and leaf spot.