Canary Island Date Palm (PHOENIX CANARIENSIS)

Phoenix Canariensis, commonly known as the Canary Island Date Palm, is a majestic and iconic palm tree species that adds a touch of tropical grandeur to landscapes around the world. Originally hailing from the Canary Islands, this stunning palm has become a symbol of exotic beauty and sophistication.

Important Phytosanitary Information: Phoenix Canariensis is a preferred target for the palm weevil, a harmful insect that burrows into its trunk and can cause its death. Proper preventive treatment is necessary and even mandatory. Please contact us before purchasing Phoenix Canariensis; we are at your disposal to provide all the necessary information and advice.

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Key Features

What sets the Phoenix Canariensis apart?

  • Elegant Appearance: Its long, arching fronds and large, feather-like leaves give it a regal and elegant presence that can transform any garden or outdoor space.
  • Rugged Resilience: This palm is known for its hardiness, capable of withstanding a wide range of environmental conditions, from coastal areas to inland gardens.
  • Low Maintenance: Despite its majestic appearance, the Canary Island Date Palm is surprisingly low maintenance, making it a popular choice for both homeowners and landscapers.

Growth Conditions

How to nurture your Phoenix Canariensis:

  • Sunlight: This palm thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial shade, making it adaptable to various lighting conditions.
  • Well-Drained Soil: Plant it in well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Good drainage is essential to prevent root rot.
  • Watering: While established Canary Island Date Palms are drought-tolerant, young plants require regular watering. Once established, water sparingly to prevent overwatering.


Where can you feature the Phoenix Canariensis?

  • Ornamental Focus: Use it as a focal point in your garden or landscape design. Its striking appearance draws attention and creates a sense of tropical paradise.
  • Shade Provider: Planted in rows, it can create a dramatic canopy that offers shade and relief from the sun's heat. Ideal for public spaces, parks, and large outdoor areas.
  • Potential for Pots: While often grown directly in the ground, this palm can also thrive in large containers, allowing you to enjoy its beauty on patios and terraces.

Phoenix Canariensis is more than just a palm tree; it's a living testament to the allure of tropical landscapes. Whether you're looking to enhance your garden's aesthetics or create a shaded oasis, this palm can fulfill your landscaping dreams.

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