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Q.We Had A Canary Date Palm In Our Other House That Was 15 Years Old And Beautiful. It Did Not Grow Tall, But Had A Chunky Bottom,

Zone Bluffton, South Carolina | paulcascio45 added on September 15, 2021 | Answered

with full, large, GREEN palm branches. We want another one, but landscapers tell us that Canaries only grow TALL. HELP!!?

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Answered on September 15, 2021

Canary will get around 50-60 feet tall! It is possible that you had a Pygmy Date, which can remain shorter.



There are a number of palms that resemble dates, and produce edible fruit, as well. Mistaken identity is common with palms. In this case, there are many other palms that have a squat nature, and short, wide bottom.

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