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Canary Island Date Palm

Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)


  • Native to the Canary Islands off Africa            
  • Height: 60’ – 30-35’ spread, slow growing until trunk reaches full width, then speeds up
  • Large flower clusters lead to conspicuous orange dates
  • Prefers well drained soil, but tolerant of sub par conditions
  • Young specimens prefer adequate water
  • Prefers bright, full sun; known to be susceptible to fungus in high humidity, give plenty of space
  • Hardy zones 9-11, mid-20's; frost tolerant
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