The tree very often recovers if the leaves have been killed by hard frosts. The fruit is too astringent to be edible.
Canary Island Date PalmScientific Name: Phoenix canariensis hort. ex Chabaud
Size: Up to 60 feet tall (18 m). Up to 40 feet in diameter (15 m)
Min. Temperature: 20°F (-7°C)
Water Requirements: Moderate water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Canary Islands
Germination: Germinate rapidly with heat.
Spiny leaves. The lower leaflets as for most Date Palms are transformed in long spines.,
Trunk: No crownshaft,
Up to 3 feet in diameter (90 cm).
Flower stalk coming from among the leaves.
1.5 inches long.
short small date looking fruit.
Seed: 1 to 1.5 inches long.
end more rounded than other date seeds.
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