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Updated: 10/14/2013 08:00:00AM

Date with a ‘Canary’

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A very common and popular landscape palm in Southwest Florida is the Canary Island date, sometimes referred to locally as a pineapple palm.

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A very common and popular landscape palm in Southwest Florida is the Canary Island date, sometimes referred to locally as a pineapple palm.

This huge and impressive plant is found in most neighborhoods, and can reach heights up to 50 feet with 15-foot fronds. But will this palm fit into your landscape? As an example of plan before you plant, keep in mind the variables that make a plant suitable, including size, amount of after care, susceptibility to pests, maintenance, etc.

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