Palm Trees > Canary Island Date Palm
Canary Island Date Palm
Size: Around 50-60 feet high and 25-35 feet wide.
Habit of Growth: This palm is very slow growing when young. Once the trunk reaches it's full diameter the growth rate increases. Fertilize in spring and summer.
Light Requirements: Likes a bright, sunny situation.
Soil Requirements: No particular requirements.
Water Requirements: Adult specimens are drought resistant. Water young plants for a healthy look and the fastest growth.
Cold Tolerance: USDA Zones 9 - 11. Frost tolerant. Can survive down to 28 F without cold damage.
Landscape Uses: If you want to make a dramatic statement use this huge imposing palm wherever there is space to accommodate it.
Special Attributes: Grows edible orange dates.
Canary Island Date Palm