This rare and beautiful palm is sure to make your patio stand out this summer!
Common Names: Silver Fan Palm, Bismarck, Satra, Satrabe
Growth: Upwards, old fronds naturally fall off
Light: Full sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Keep evenly moist
Humidity: 30% - 70%
Temperature: 12°C - 40°C
Soil: Well draining potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, irrigated bed
Nutrients: 15-10-10 Monthly
Interiorscape Use: Large potted plant, atrium
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Old leaves naturally drop as new growth emerges. Silver colouring can wipe away with oils from skin contact.
Comments: The Bismarckia is named for the first chancellor of the German Empire Otto von Bismarck. Nobilis is Latin for ‘noble'. It is the only plant within the Bismarckia genus, despite the similar appearance to several other fan palms.