Canary Date Palm – Phoenix Canariensis


Canary date palms (Phoenix canariensis) are large, majestic palm trees native to the Canary Islands that can have a significant impact on landscape design. With their elegant appearance, feather-like fronds, and ornamental value, they bring a touch of tropical beauty and grandeur to any garden or landscape.


Canary date palms (Phoenix canariensis) are large, majestic palm trees native to the Canary Islands that can have a significant impact on landscape design. With their elegant appearance, feather-like fronds, and ornamental value, they bring a touch of tropical beauty and grandeur to any garden or landscape.

One of the key ways Canary date palms can impact landscape design is through their size and presence. These palm trees can reach impressive heights, with their tall trunks and expansive, arching fronds creating a sense of verticality and drama. Their commanding presence makes them ideal for creating focal points or adding a bold statement to the landscape. Whether planted individually or in groups, Canary date palms can instantly elevate the visual appeal of any outdoor space.

In addition to their visual impact, Canary date palms offer several benefits. They provide ample shade with their dense foliage, effectively reducing the intensity of sunlight and creating comfortable areas for relaxation and outdoor activities. The shade provided by these palms can also help protect more delicate plants and provide relief from the heat in hot climates. Furthermore, the thick fronds of Canary date palms act as a natural sound barrier, helping to muffle noise and create a serene environment.

Canary date palms make gardens better by adding a touch of exoticism and tropical flair. Their feathery fronds sway gracefully in the breeze, creating a soothing and tranquil atmosphere. These palms can serve as a backdrop for other plants or be integrated into a garden design to create a lush, tropical oasis. Their grandeur and architectural structure make them a natural choice for tropical or Mediterranean-inspired gardens, where they can blend seamlessly with other vibrant foliage and colorful blooms.

While Canary date palms are well-suited for tropical-themed gardens, they can also complement various other garden designs. Their imposing size and bold presence can add an element of drama and contrast to contemporary or minimalist landscapes. In formal gardens, these palms can be strategically placed to provide vertical interest and balance to the design. Additionally, they can be used as architectural features or incorporated into avenues and walkways to create a sense of grand entrance.

In summary, Canary date palms have a profound impact on landscape design. With their impressive size, elegant appearance, and tropical allure, they bring a sense of grandeur and exoticism to gardens. Along with their shade-providing abilities, sound-dampening properties, and ability to create a tranquil atmosphere, these palms enhance the overall aesthetics and functionality of outdoor spaces. Whether in tropical, contemporary, minimalist, or formal gardens, Canary date palms have the power to transform any landscape into a captivating and inviting haven.


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Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Low Watering

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Moderate Growth

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