Plant Care Canary Island date palm
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Canary Island date palm

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Canary Island date palm has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Phoenix canariensis
Phoenix
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Canary Island date palm

Water

How often to water your Canary Island date palm

Water needs for Canary Island date palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Canary Island date palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Canary Island date palm

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Canary Island date palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canary Island date palm: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Canary Island date palm may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Canary Island date palm

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canary Island date palm: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canary Island date palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Canary Island date palm is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Canary Island date palm

Canary Island date palm

Canary Island date palm


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Canary Island date palm has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Gfen avatar
@Gfen
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 86 XP
globe Dorset, England
05/16/2021

Very very sensitive to changes in light and warmth. Loves a nice spot about 3 foot from a window with indirect light and away from drafts

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