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Chamaerops humilis

Mediterranean Dwarf Palm

Chamaerops humilis is a durable palm that tolerates poor soil and high winds. It clumps readily, though we do grow some singles. The trunk maintains a furry thatch, and the leaves are palmate, ranging from green to blue. It is easy to deroot, and transplants easily. This palm requires well draining soil and grows quickly in desert climates.

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Chamaerops humilis

Mediterranean Dwarf Palm

Chamaerops humilis is a durable palm that tolerates poor soil and high winds. It clumps readily, though we do grow some singles. The trunk maintains a furry thatch, and the leaves are palmate, ranging from green to blue. It is easy to deroot, and transplants easily. This palm requires well draining soil and grows quickly in desert climates.

Key Plant details

Cold Tolerance:

12°F (-11°C)

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Total Height:

5-25 ft (1.5-7.6 m) tall

Habit:

Clumping

Leaf Structure:

3 ft (0.9 m) long, palmate

Canopy size:

Clumping to 30 ft (9.1 m) wide

Trunk width:

7 inches (18 cm) thick

Exposure:

Full sun to shade

Soil requirements:

Well drained

Tolerances:

High drought tolerance, high salt tolerance

Reproduction:

Dioecious

Water usage:

Low to Moderate

HEat requirement:

Full sun to shade

Hazards:

Very sharp petiolar teeth. Be careful when pruning.

Native origin:

Only European species; found in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy

Further Reading:

Designing with Palms, Jason Dewees

What makes our plants so special? Our location on the cliffs of Santa Barbara receives over 280 days of sunshine a year and we utilize our indigenous soil, mixing it with a specialized amendment. Our plants are routinely watered, fertilized, and trimmed. We always aid our plants to proper health when needs arise, and we do so without the use of sprays.

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