Phoenix canariensis

Botanical Name: Phoenix canariensis

Phonetic: FEE-nicks kan-AIR-EE-en-sis

Common Name(s): Canary Island Date Palm

Family: Arecaceae
Origin: Canary Islands
Plant Type: Palm, Cyad
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Palmate
Number of Leaflets: 80-100
Leaf Color: Bright green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Not dense
Bloom Season: Seasonal bloomer
Flower Color(s): Creamy white to pale yellow

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Slow              
Height: 40-60 Feet
Spread: 20-40 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Susceptible to lethal yellowing, leaf spots and rots, mealybugs, scale, thrips, spider mites
Soil: Fertile, medium moisture, well drained soils

Features: Drought tolerant, can be invasive, massive trunk, thorns
Uses: Along streets, slopes, skylines, parks, small groupings, lawn, specimen, containers

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