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Phoenix canariensis 2

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

Typical Height: 35’-40’
(10.0-12.0mts)
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'
(6.0-7.6mts)

Common Uses: boulevards, on campuses and in parks, xeriscaping
Category: Large Palm

Notes: Attractive trunk pattern; Dramatic statement

+ In this Photo:
Phoenix canariensis
(Canary Island Date Palm)
14' OA Height,
15' Canopy,
20" DBH, 20' O.C.

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
March 2013
City of Doral
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

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

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Phoenix_canariensis

http://ag.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Phoenix_canariensis.html

http://www.floridata.com/ref/p/phoe_can.cfm