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Chamaerops humilis

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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Dwarf fan palm. Bushy palm with green-gray leaves. Height 1.5m spread 1-2m. Good in pots and poor soil. Best in full sun.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
7.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Chamaerops humilis

Common names

Fan palm, European fan palm, Palm


Chamaerops humilis (Fan palm). This is a branched fan-shape bushy tree, which is native to the Mediterranean. It's trunks are up to 3.5 m in height and 20-25 cm in diameter. The bark is coated in fibres and old stalks. Grey green frond-like leaves are linear to lanceolate and are pinnately arranged with threatening toothed edges. Spiked panicles produce fragrant yellow flowers in spring.

Interest and use

Specimen producing bold leaves. Indoor plant. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Chamaerops humilis | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Rich
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

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