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Canary Island Date Palm

Phoenix canariensis

Evergreen palm displays interesting trunks that are patterned with the bases of old leaf stalks. Deep green, gracefully arching fronds form a large crown at the top. Young plants do well in containers while older trees are great for poolside. 

Plant with Queen Palm


  • Landscape Size: 60' tall, 50' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • USDA Zone: 9a
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Year-Round Interest, Easy Care, Evergreen, Waterwise, Deer Resistant, Cold Hardy

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Prefers well drained soils. Fertilize in spring before new growth. Cold Hardy to 20°F.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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