Chamaerops humilis <br> European Fan Palm
Chamaerops humilis <br> European Fan Palm
Chamaerops humilis <br> European Fan Palm
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Chamaerops humilis
European Fan Palm

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Aquatopia Conservatory
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Chamaerops humilis                       

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Common Names: Dwarf Fan Palm, European Fan Palm, Mediterranean Fan Palm, Hair Palm, Palm Cabbage

Family: Arecaceae

Origin: Mediterranean

Growth: upwards, clumping. Old fronds naturally fall off

Light: Bright, indirect

Foot Candles: 150 - 250

Water: Moderately moist

Humidity: 40% - 60%

Temperature: 12°C - 32°C

Soil: Well draining potting mix

Container: Self-watering planter

Nutrients: 20-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Seed or removal of offsets

Interiorscape Use: Large potted plant, atriums


Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Especially vulnerable to Spider Mites when grown indoors. Root rot when sitting in water. 


Comments: One of the most cold hardy palms available. The fruit and offsets are consumed by Moroccan and Italian cultures. Chamaerops humilis typically grows in a bushy clump form but can be trained to appear more like a typical palm by removing the offsets as they appear.

Toxicity: Safe.