Phoenix canariensis
Canary Island Date Palm, Canary Palm, Pineapple Palm

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Canary Island, Off Western Europe

Cold Hardiness: 

15-18s, F.

Trunk type:

Rough, somewhat fat.

Leaf type:

Pinnate (feather shape) with spines.


Single trunk.



Speed of growth:



Extremely old specimen 40 feet plus

Soil requirements:


Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

Large, stately pinnate palm with a dominant overall size.  Most often wanted when it already has ten feet or more of trunk.  

Other Notes:

Digs easily.  Fairly expensive when large.  See our article on "Date Palms" at this site.

Further Data:


Palm for sale/Availability:

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