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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

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CHAMAEROPS humilis   AWARD

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Commonly known as: 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 Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Specimens from £175.00 each 
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