Chamaerops humilis - Plant
Common name: European fan palm
Bloom time: April to May
Height: 6.00 to 15.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Plant it in its own pot with nutritious compost soil. Place it in a bright area without direct sunlight at first. Keep the soil moist, but never let it get fully wet. Once the first green fronds appear, you can start to treat the new young Chamaerops just like an adult palm.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- If you d like to â€œmultiplyâ€ your Chamaerops Humilis, choose a section which already has several roots.
- Plant it in its own pot with nutritious compost soil.
- Place it in a bright area without direct sunlight at first.
- Keep the soil moist, but never let it get fully wet.
Beautiful specimen plant. Unpruned, it grows in a nice shrubby form. Pruned (suckers removed), it will grow in single trunk tree form. Barrier. Group accent for corner of the landscape. Containers for patio, deck or foundation areas. May be grown indoors as a houseplant.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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