Phoenix canariensis 6
Phoenix canariensis 6

Phoenix canariensis
(Canary Island Date Palm)
USDA Zone: 9 – 11
Find your hardiness zone
Origin: Canary Island
Type: Large Palm

Typical Height: 35’-40’
Typical Spread: 15'-20'
(4.6- 6.0mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Spiny
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3'OA)
7G (4'OA)
15G (5'-6'OA)
25G (6'-8'OA)
45G (8'-10'OA)
65G (10'-12'OA)
100G  (12'-14'OA)
FG (8’-22’ CT)

Typical planting distance: 20'-25'

Common Uses: Boulevards; on campuses and in parks; xeriscaping
Category: Large Palm

Notes: Attractive trunk pattern; Dramatic statement

+ In this Photo:
Moving the palm tree to the plantation site.
Phoenix canariensis
(Canary Island Date Palm)
14' CT Height,
20' Canopy,
22" DBH,
7'x 3.5' Rootball

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
November 2015
City of Miami Beach
Florida USA

Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Plant Finder

Internet Sources: