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Pine, Canary Island Pinus canariensis

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Zones 9 - 11 Zones 9 - 11
Hardiness Zones 9 - 11
The Canary Island Pine can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the zone map. View Map
Evergreen Evergreen
Type of tree
70' - 80' High 70' - 80' High
Mature Height
The Canary Island Pine grows to be 70' - 80' feet in height.
20' Spread 20' Spread
Mature Spread
The Canary Island Pine has a spread of about 20' at full maturity.
Fast Growth Fast Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a fast growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
This pine does well in full sun.
Various Soils Various Soils
The Canary Island Pine grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, clay soils.
Oval Shape Oval Shape
This pine has oval, pyramidal shape.

The Canary Island Pine makes a wonderful street tree, lets light through, and has deep enough roots to be used in lawns.


Commonly planted in California and other warm western parts of the US. Needles are in threes. Tolerates only slight alkalinity.

Wildlife Value

The Canary Island Pine is used by woodpeckers, bats, and invertebrates as a source of food because of the large numbers of insects that use this tree throughout their various life-stages.


The Canary Island Pine does not tolerate drought conditions and may need irrigation with acidic or neutral water.


This trees needles are dark green and 7-10 inches long.

Flower Color

The blooms are yellow.

Bloom Time

This tree flowers in early spring.

Fruit Description

This trees produces 6" oval to oblong brown cones.