Chamaerops humilis

COMMON NAME

​European Fan Palm, Mediterranean Fan Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A small clustering palm growing to 1.5 m (5ft) by 1.5 m (5ft) at a slow rate.  It is a very variable species both in leaves-colour and in shape. Some plants form suckers more freely than others, other stay almost single.  'Humilis' means low growing in botanical Latin

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Native to Europe

NATIVE HABITAT

It grows in hot exposed dry cliff-sides of hills and mountains of the Mediterranean Sea basin.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

architecturalplants.com



Chamaerops humilis