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Products > Plants - Browse By Plant Category > Palm > Chamaerops humilis
 
Chamaerops humilis - Mediterranean Fan Palm

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Palm
Family: Arecaceae (Palmae) (Palms)
Origin: Mediterranean (Europe)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Insignificant
Bloomtime: Not Significant
Height: 8-12 feet
Width: 10-15 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Chamaerops humilis (Mediterranean Fan Palm) - This heavily clumping palm grows to 6-8 feet tall on 4-5 feet tall trunks that are covered with old leaf-bases. The deeply cut fan leaves are held on strongly spined petioles. Planted in full sun, it will tolerate many different soil types as long as it has good drainage and is evenly moist. It will take cold down to about 15 degrees F.  This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We will also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information about this plant, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Chamaerops humilis.
 
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