The Flora on the Canary Island La Palma

28 December 2020

Imported and introduced

steingewaechse-la-palmaBesides the native Flora there are lots of imported and introduced plant species like the almond- and chestnut tree and hardly to overlook - the banana plant.

Some of the imported or introduced plants like the „rabo de gato“ (a grass species) have become a real plague threatening the native Flora.

La Palma - a fertile garden

jacaranda-la-palmaThanks to the bland climate on the "Isla Bonita", the Beautiful Island, also proper plenty of ornamental plants, vegetable and exotic fruits.

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Basically, the period of blooming and maturity of plants or fruits in different climate zones can vary between 2 to 3 months.

On the south-west side and near the coast periods are respectively shorter.

 

Plants





The Canary Holly

„acebiño“
Canary Holly
Ilex canariensis

Indian Laurel

„laurel de indias“
Indian Laurel / Chinese Banyan / Curtain Fig
Ficus microcarpa, syn. Ficus nítida / Ficus retusa


Canary Island Pine

restaurant / pizza / italian / terrace


Large Leaf Canary Islands St.John's-Wort

"malfurada"
Large Leaf Canary Island St. John's-Wort
Hypericum grandifolium

Candelabra Spurge

"cardón"
candelabra spurge
Euphorbia canariensis






Poinsettia

„flor de pascua“
Poinsettia
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Canary Strawberry Tree

"madroño" – "madroño canario"
Canary Strawberry Tree
Arbutus canariensis

Tamarillo or Tree Tomatoes

„tamarillo“
Tree Tomato
Solanum betaceum, Cyphomandra betacea

Platanitos Kennedy - banana chips

Banana chips, assorted flavors.

EcoFinca PlatanoLógico

Breakfast / bar / cafeteria / terrace

MIGO Museo de Interpretacion del Gofio

restaurant / pizza / italian / terrace

Almonds of La Palma

restaurant / terrace / take away / Döner Kebab

Almond Blossoms on La Palma

From mid of January until February countless soft pink almond blossoms adorn the communities of El Paso, Tijarafe, Puntagorda and Garafía.

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