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Phoenix canariensis 20-40cm

Phoenix canariensis 20-40cm

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Product Description

Phoenix canariensis, commonly known as the Canary Island Date Palm, is a magnificent and iconic palm tree native to the Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa. This majestic palm species has become a symbol of tropical beauty and is prized for its stately appearance, making it a popular choice for landscaping in warm and temperate regions around the world.

The Canary Island Date Palm features a tall, slender trunk topped with a crown of large, gracefully arching, pinnate leaves. The leaves are dark green and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length, creating a stunning tropical canopy. In maturity, this palm can reach impressive heights of 50 to 60 feet (15 to 18 meters). Its ornamental appearance and resilient nature have made it a sought-after choice for urban landscapes, parks, and gardens.

Cultivation:

  1. Sunlight: Canary Island Date Palms thrive in full sun. Plant them in a location where they receive direct sunlight for most of the day. They can tolerate partial shade but will grow best in sunny conditions.

  2. Climate: These palms are well-suited to warm and subtropical climates. They are moderately cold-hardy and can tolerate temperatures down to approximately 20°F (-6°C) for short periods. Protection during severe cold snaps may be necessary in colder regions.

  3. Soil: Use well-draining soil with good fertility. Sandy or loamy soils are ideal. Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged roots, which can lead to rot.

  4. Watering: While established Canary Island Date Palms are drought-tolerant, they benefit from regular watering during the growing season, especially in hot and dry climates. Water deeply but allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Reduce watering during the winter months.

  5. Fertilization: Feed these palms with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for palm trees. Apply fertilizer in the spring and summer months to encourage healthy growth. Avoid fertilizing during the dormant winter period.

  6. Pruning: Prune away dead or damaged fronds to maintain a tidy appearance and promote air circulation. Be cautious not to remove too many healthy fronds at once, as this can stress the palm.

  7. Pests and Diseases: Canary Island Date Palms are generally resistant to many pests and diseases. However, occasionally, they can be susceptible to scale insects or fungal infections. Inspect your palm regularly and treat any issues promptly.

  8. Transplanting: Transplanting mature Canary Island Date Palms can be challenging due to their size and established root systems. It's best to plant them in a location where they have room to grow to their full height.

  9. Propagation: These palms are typically propagated from seeds, which can be collected from mature fruit. However, it's worth noting that growing from seed is a slow process, and it can take several years for the palm to reach a substantial size.

Phoenix canariensis is a timeless and elegant addition to tropical and subtropical landscapes, providing shade and beauty wherever it's planted. With proper care and attention to its needs, this palm can thrive and become a focal point in your outdoor space.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description

 

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 20-40cm

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