Canary Island date palm
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About Canary Island date palm
Canary Island date palm is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor with only 35 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Canary Island date palm likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Canary Island date palm belongs to the phoenix genus, and is native to the Canary Islands.
How to care for Canary Island date palm
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 located in Columbia, South Carolina.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 9th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
January 16th, 2022
Columbia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to increase by 15.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2…
January 16th, 2022
This month, Columbia is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of day…
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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.
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.