Phoenix canariensis

Canary Island Date Palm

  • Family: Arecaceae
  • Form: Single-trunked palm reaching 60 ft tall and a spread of up to 40 ft.
  • Leaves: Pinnately compound leaflets, induplicate, spines at base of petiole
  • Stem/Bark: Persistant leaf bases
  • Flower: Small and white flowers on branching inflorescence
  • Fruit: Drupe, occuring in large clusters
  • Comments: Phoenix canariensis is related to another specimen palm tree, Phoenix roebelinii that is equally popular and more useful for smaller landscapes
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