4g (approx. 4 seeds). (Phoenix canariensis) A perennial ornamental plant grows up to 2m (6.5 ft.) tall. Grown by sowing seeds directly in pots. Seeds germinate slowly, from sowing to germination can take up to two months. Keep away from direct sunlight and central heating. Abundantly water in summer, spring and fall once a week. Plant grows slowly, 10-20cm (4-8 in.) per year and does not bloom. (Phoenix canariensis).