Canary Island Date Palm - 14 cm
Phoenix canariensis (Canary Island date palm, not to be confused with the ordinary date palm) is a statuesque evergreen palm. It bears long arching feather-shaped dark green leaves and drooping panicles of creamy-yellow flowers over a stout chunky trunk; a fabulous architectural statement in any location.
Plant in a large container in John Innes No 2 or good multi-purpose compost in a sunny sheltered spot outside in summer and overwinter in a conservatory or greenhouse. Renew compost annually. This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Berry colour||Red, Yellow|
|Botanical name||Phoenix canariensis|
|Common name||Canary Island Date Palm|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||More than 50 years|
|Ultimate height||8.1m - 12m|
|Ultimate spread||8m +|