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Essence Polycarbonate Greenhouse 8 x 12 ft. | Palram-Canopia

Canopia by Palram

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Price: $2,279.00 CAD
Regular price
List Price: $2,499.00 CAD
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Price: $2,279.00 CAD
You save: $220.00 (9%)
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Availability: 10 in stock

Estimated Arrival: Between Apr 17 and May 05. CANADA Only.

Shipping Update: Typical estimated delivery time ranges from 3-15 Business Days (pre-orders excluded). Certain remote locations may require a longer time.

The Essence 8 x 12 ft. Greenhouse provides ample space for moving around and storing tools. It has two wide doors and a low threshold for easier entry/exit. The kit also includes a galvanized steel base and built-in gutter system, and the two vent windows help regulate temperature, humidity, and airflow. Get the happy place upgrade your plants deserve with the Essence Greenhouse.

[Factory Sale April 1-15, 2024, SAVE EXTRA, Price as Marked]

 Frosted glazing roof & wall panels.

  • Spacious Greenhouse Design: Large greenhouse for plenty of space to work and move around 
  • Durable Structure: Powder-coated aluminum frame is a strong, rust-resistant metal 
  • Strong Support: includes support beams and a galvanized steel base (anchors not supplied) for added strength and stability.  
  • Resilient Polycarbonate Panels: 4 mm twin-wall roof and wall panels are 100% UV protected, virtually unbreakable, and do not turn yellow or become brittle over time  
  • Light Transmission: Diffused panels provide 82% light transmission, protecting from strong sunlight exposure and extending your season by protecting plants from Fall frosts. 
  • Year-Round Weather Resistance: Wind, snow, and hail resistant. Withstands winds up to 90 km/hr / 56 mph and 75 kg/m² / 15 lbs/ft² of snow.  
  • Built-In Gutter: Included gutter system to channel rainwater can be used for irrigation  
  • Ventilation: Two manually adjustable vent windows for improved ventilation  
  • Easy Access: Low threshold ramp and lockable hinged wide and high double doors (190cm / 75” H x 120cm /47” W) provide easy access for wheelbarrows, lawn mowers or wheelchairs (padlock not included)  
  • Self-Assembly: Sliding panel system includes pre-drilled profiles and pre-cut sliding panels for easy installation.  
  • Accessories: Customize your greenhouse with a wide variety of Palram – Canopia accessories such as an automatic louvre opener, steel working bench, and shelves for all your needs.  
  • Warranty: 5-Year Limited Warranty 
  • Click to see Greenhouse Accessories
  • Click to download Instruction Manuals

Resilient Panels

4 mm twin-wall roof and wall panels are 100% UV protected, virtually unbreakable, and do not turn yellow or become brittle over time

Spacious Design

Large greenhouse for plenty of space to work and move around

Greenhouse Accessories

Fan heaters, lighting kits, shade cloth kits, automatic roof vent openers, staging and shelving, plant hangers, trellising kit, and drip irrigation kit are all available for purchase separately.

Twin-Wall Polycarbonate Panels

-Maintain their integrity and withstand extreme weather conditions for many years of use
-Over 90% light transmission for excellent sunlight exposure
-Ready to assemble pre-cut panels  

Easy access and use

Low threshold, high and wide hinged double doors, with magnetic door catch and low threshold ramp.

2 Roof vents

Two manually adjustable vent windows for improved ventilation

Built In Gutters

Gutter and gutter heads collect water that can be used for a sustainable irrigation system

Aluminum Frame

Maintenance-free, highly durable, and rust-resistant structure

  • COVERING AREA = 9.0M2 / 96.4FT2
  • STORAGE AREA = 8.7M2 / 93.3FT2
  • PRODUCT VOLUME = 15.3M3 / 540.0FT3
  • WIND RESISTANT – 90km/hr | 56ml/hr
  • SNOW LOAD – 75kg/m² | 15.4lbs/ft²


A 367cm 12'ft
B 244cm 8'ft
C 229cm 7'6"ft
D 114.5cm 3'9"ft
E 194.5cm 6'4"ft


Prepare the site

The product must be built on a solid anleveled surface in order to perform properly.

1 - Clear the site


2 - Level the ground


We recommend checking for restrictions or covenants for building this product in your area. In addition we advise to check if you need to submit any forms or if any permit is required prior to building the product.

Choose your foundation type

For a foundation, we recommend using three material types: Concrete / Pressure-treated wood/ wood deck / Paver blocks.

Option 1: Solid base



Group 8440@2x

Option 2: Solid frame



Group 8441@2x

Option 3: Firm ground / grass



Group 8442@2x

Not an option!

* The size of the greenhouse displayed is for illustration purposes only and may not reflect the size of your greenhouse.

Not possible

Group 8443@2x
Anchor to foundation

On a solid foundation / frame

Group 8408@2x

Secure the product to the foundation of your choice using suitable screws & plugs or masonry anchors (not supplied).

Make sure you have at least 5 cm / 2″ between the product base and the edges of your foundation – on all sides.

On soil / grass


Secure the product to the ground surface using suitable long pegs (not supplied). Please consult with an expert regarding which fasteners are suitable for other surface types.