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botanical name:
Chamaerops humilis
Chamaerops humilis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dwarf Fan Palm
family:  Arecaceae
characteristics: palm, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Miniature palm from SW Europe and N Africa where it covers mountain sides in coastal areas. Rarely exceeds 1.5m in height and occasionally forms a short trunk. Leaves large, deeply palmately divided in to very stiff segments.

Well drained soil, sun or light shade, Tolerant of windy locations.

From seed or by removal of suckering stems.

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