Bismarkia nolbilis <br> Silver Fan Palm
Bismarkia nolbilis <br> Silver Fan Palm
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Bismarkia nolbilis
Silver Fan Palm

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Aquatopia Conservatory
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$144.98
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This rare and beautiful palm is sure to make your patio stand out this summer!

 

Bismarckia nobilis                      

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Common Names: Silver Fan Palm, Bismarck, Satra, Satrabe

Family: Arecaceae

Origin: Madagascar

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  

Propagation: Seed

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. 

Toxicity: Safe.