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Phoenix Canariensis

Phoenix Canariensis



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140cm Height /  30cm Pot

SKU: pho001
    • Behold the captivating Phoenix Canariensis, an iconic symbol of grace and grandeur in the world of ornamental plants. Also known as the Canary Island Date Palm, this majestic tree commands attention with its regal appearance and captivating presence. If you're looking to transform your landscape into a picture of elegance and sophistication, the Phoenix Canariensis is the answer.
    • 140cm Height.
    • 30cm pot. 
    • The Phoenix canariensis, commonly known as the Canary Island date palm or simply the Canary palm, is a popular palm tree with striking looks and tropical appeal. If you have one as a houseplant or in your garden, it's essential to provide proper care to ensure its health and beauty. Here are some care instructions for Phoenix canariensis:

    • Light: These palms prefer bright, indirect sunlight. Outdoors, they thrive in full sun or partial shade. Indoors, place them near a sunny window where they can receive plenty of light without being exposed to direct sunlight for prolonged periods, which may scorch their fronds.

    • Temperature: Phoenix canariensis prefers warm temperatures, ideally between 18°C to 29°C. They can tolerate occasional temperature drops to 10°C but might suffer damage if exposed to frost or prolonged cold spells.

    • Watering: Like many palms, the Canary Island date palm prefers a consistently moist but well-draining soil. Water the plant when the top 1-2 inches (2.5-5 cm) of the soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to allow excess water to escape.

    • Humidity: This palm thrives in humid conditions, but it can tolerate average household humidity levels. If you live in a dry climate or your home has low humidity, consider misting the palm's fronds regularly or using a humidifier nearby.

    • Soil: Plant Phoenix canariensis in a well-draining soil mix. You can use a combination of regular potting soil and sand to ensure good drainage. If you are planting it outdoors, choose a location with soil that drains well and doesn't become waterlogged.

    • Fertilization: During the growing season (spring and summer), feed the palm with a balanced liquid fertilizer specifically formulated for palm trees. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for application rates. In winter, you can reduce or halt fertilization.

    • Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged fronds by cutting them off close to the trunk. Avoid pruning healthy green fronds, as they contribute to the palm's overall health and vitality.

    • Pest and Disease Control: Watch for common pests such as spider mites, scale insects, and mealybugs. Regularly inspect the palm's leaves for signs of infestation, like yellowing, webbing, or sticky residues. If you spot any pests, treat the plant with appropriate horticultural oil or insecticidal soap.

    • Repotting: Young Phoenix canariensis may need repotting every 2-3 years to accommodate their growth. Mature palms generally don't require frequent repotting and can remain in the same pot for several years if their roots have enough space.

    • Protection from Extreme Conditions: In colder climates, consider protecting outdoor Phoenix canariensis from frost during winter. You can wrap the trunk with burlap or use other insulation methods.

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