Mediterranean Fan Palm
Chamaerops humilis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Palm fertilizer (e.g. N8-P4-K12).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.5 - 7.8
Acidity preference needs neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Other common names European Fan Palm, Dwarf Fan Palm
Family Arecaceae

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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    5
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    6
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Leaf color
  • green
Repotting frequency every two to three years
Pruning true