Phoenix canariensis

Common Name Canary Island Date Palm
Type of Plant Palm

The Canary Island date palm is a relative of the date palm most are familiar with- Phoenix dactylifera. Its sap is used to produce palm syrup, a sweetener that is made and sold on only one of the Canary Islands. They reach an average height of 30 feet OA and are also sometimes called the Pineapple Palm given the shape of its crown and leaves when it is pruned.

Requirements Happiest in cold hardiness zones 9-11, this palm needs little irrigation, minimal maintenance and prefers loamy soil. It is salt and drought tolerance and thrives in regularly moist, well-drained soil with full sun.
Country of Origin Canary Islands
Cold Tolerance 27
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little
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