CHAMAEROPS

Commonly known as Dwarf fan palm

See also TRACHYCARPUS

The northernmost naturally-occuring palm. It is adapted to regimes of frequent burning, re-sprouting from underground rhizomes.

Genus of one species of shrubby palm from dry scrub and rocky or sandy slopes in the western Mediterranean region.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Pinnate leaves in dense tufts or rosettes.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Palm
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
    Loam based compost for greenhouse - plenty of indirect light.
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites under glass.
    Place of origin
    Western Mediterranean.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Chamaerops - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CHAMAEROPS

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CHAMAEROPS humilis

CHAMAEROPS humilis

Dwarf fan palm, Mediterranean fan palm

bushy architectural palm suckering into many dense stems when mature with yellow flowers in dense panicles. Will survive happily outdoors in milder climates. 2-3ft fronds

 
Small
£18.50 each 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large
£50.00 each 
Specimens from
£175.00 each 
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Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.

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