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Phoenix canariensis Seeds | Canary Island Date Palm

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HOW TO GERMINATE CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM SEEDS

Soak the canary island date palm seeds in water for 24-48 hours to soften the hard outer layer. Fill a container with a well-draining potting mix, leaving about an inch of space at the top. Plant the seeds about an inch deep into the soil, and water the soil lightly. Cover the container with plastic wrap or a plastic bag to create a mini greenhouse effect, and place it in a warm and bright location, but not in direct sunlight. Check the soil moisture regularly and water lightly as needed to keep the soil damp but not soaking wet. After a few weeks, the seeds should start to sprout. Once the sprouts emerge, remove the plastic cover and move the container to a bright location with some direct sunlight.

CARE FOR CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM PLANTS AFTER GERMINATION

When the seedlings are about 2 to 3 inches tall, transplant them into individual pots with well-draining soil. Keep the soil moist but not soaking wet, and provide plenty of bright, indirect sunlight. Fertilize the plants once a month with a balanced fertilizer. As the plants grow, they will need to be repotted into larger pots or planted in the ground, as they can grow up to 60 feet tall. Water the plants deeply once a week, allowing the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Prune off any dead or damaged fronds as needed, but be careful not to remove too many at once as this can stress the plant.

USES AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF CANARY ISLAND DATE PALM

Canary Island date palm, also known as Phoenix canariensis, is a species of palm tree native to the Canary Islands. The palm tree has several uses, including ornamental purposes, as a source of food, and in traditional medicine. The ornamental value of the Canary Island date palm is high due to its striking appearance, with its thick trunk and large, arching fronds. It is often used in landscaping and is a popular choice for street planting due to its ability to withstand urban conditions. The fruit of the Canary Island date palm is edible, although not as widely consumed as the fruit of other date palm species. The fruit is high in sugar and fiber and contains various vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, and calcium.

Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.

Specifications:

  • Common Name: Canary Island date palm
  • Scientific Name: Phoenix canariensis
  • Season: Year-round
  • Feature: Ornamental, drought-tolerant, large size
  • Use: Landscaping, shade, fruit production
  • More: Iconic palm tree of the Canary Islands
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Order: Arecales
  • Family: Arecaceae
  • Subfamily: Coryphoideae
  • Genus: Phoenix

Shipping Information:

  • Ireland & Northern Ireland: Orders placed before 4 p.m. will be delivered the next day, otherwise usually two working days. 
  • Shipping Cost: From 2,00 Euros
  • Rest of the World: 3-11 Working Days
  • Shipping Cost: From 2,90 Euros
  • - Except for Australia & New Zealand, shipping costs are from 3.50 Euros.

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