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CHAMAEROPS humilis

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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Broad, bluish or greyish green leaves 60-100cm (24-39in) long with 12-15 linear leaflets.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2-3m (6-10ft)
  • Spread
    1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Palm
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • 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 sun
  • Partial shade
    Tolerates partial shade.

CHAMAEROPS humilis

 
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.
Small £18.50 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimens from £175.00 each 
Delivery Information Collect Only
plant size comparison icon 20 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Exotic plants
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites under glass.
    Place of origin
    Western Mediterranean.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Dense, almost hidden, panicles to 35cm (14in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Will tolerate poorer soil.
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Chamaerops - Growing Guide

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