Chamaerops humilis var. cerifera
Blue Mediterranean fan palm

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 Chamaerops humilis var. cerifera, Blue Mediterranean fan palm





Italy, France, Spain and Algeria

Cold Hardiness: 

 5-10 F.

Trunk type:

Medium 6-8 inches in diameter.  The trunk is
  also very fibrous and retains old leaf bases.

Leaf type:

Fan leaf.  The leaves have a blue (silver) color
  to them.


 Suckering (multiple trunks).



Speed of growth:



 8-12 feet.

Soil requirements:

 Sandy and good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

 Full sun.

General Description:

 This is a great palm for hot and cold areas.  It   is tolerant of most extreme conditions.  It would  be a good plant for those who have   more extreme weather.  It can be grown along   the coast, but it prefers more heat.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm see Chamaerops humilis.

Further Data:


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