European Fan Palm

(5 customer reviews)
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Ships May 24th - May 31st.

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    Ships in our standard grower pot which includes drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Selva
                                                                                                                                                                    

    16 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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$ 75.00
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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Chamaerops humilis

Common Names: European Fan Palm, Mediterranean Fan Palm

Overview: The European Fan Palm, scientifically known as Chamaerops humilis, is a captivating and resilient palm native to the Mediterranean region. This slow-growing palm is distinguished by its striking, fan-shaped leaves, which boast a lush green hue. Each leaf can span up to 60 cm, radiating from a compact, multi-stemmed trunk that lends a unique, bushy appearance to the plant. Typically reaching heights of 8-15 feet when mature, it is an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor environments.

Adaptable and hardy, the European Fan Palm thrives in well-draining soil and prefers full to partial sunlight exposure.

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Description

The Palm Tree with a Mediterranean Flair

The European Fan Palm, scientifically known as Chamaerops humilis, is a stunning and hardy addition to any indoor or outdoor space. Originating from the Mediterranean region, this palm is characterized by its fan-shaped, silvery-green leaves, which add a touch of exotic charm. Growing to a height of up to 15 feet in its natural habitat, it typically reaches a more manageable size when cultivated in containers, making it ideal for home or office environments.

Caring for your European Fan Palm

Its slow growth rate and easy-care nature make it a perfect choice for beginners or those looking for low-maintenance greenery. Whether placed in a sunny corner of a living room or on a patio, the European Fan Palm brings a touch of Mediterranean flair and a sense of tranquility to its surroundings.

Light

Prefers full to partial sun. In outdoor settings, a spot that receives at least 5 hours of direct sunlight is ideal. Indoors, place near a south-facing window for optimal light.

Temperature

It’s cold-hardy down to 15°F (-9°C). In winter, if the temperature dips below this, it’s crucial to provide protection.

Soil

Requires well-draining soil. A mix of potting soil with added sand or perlite enhances drainage. For garden planting, amend heavy clay or sandy soils to improve fertility and structure.

Water

Regular watering is essential, especially during warmer months. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure pots have drainage holes. This palm tolerates a range of humidity levels, making it suitable for most homes.

Fertilization

Fertilize during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, slow-release palm fertilizer. This provides essential nutrients like nitrogen, potassium, and magnesium. Avoid over-fertilization, which can harm the plant.

Pruning

Pruning isn’t often necessary. Remove dead or damaged fronds to maintain appearance and health. Use sterilized pruning tools to prevent disease spread.

Pest and Diseases

Watch for common pests like spider mites and scale insects. Treat infestations with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Avoid overwatering to prevent fungal diseases like root rot.

Propagation

Propagate by seed or division. Seeds require warmth and constant moisture to germinate. Division involves separating offsets from the parent plant, best done in spring.

Potting and Repotting

Choose a container with ample drainage. Repot every 2-3 years or when roots become crowded. Use fresh, well-draining potting mix during repotting.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Mature Height

6 ft – 20 ft

Spacing

6 ft – 10 ft

5 reviews for European Fan Palm

  1. Susan Jack (verified owner)

  2. Becky (verified owner)

    Healthy & happy palms! Need some advice on whether or not to plant in triple digit heat. Would appreciate a call.

  3. michael mislan (verified owner)

    nice healthy palm and nice price

  4. betty g. (verified owner)

    Beautiful, healthy plant. Had three babies already. Was well packaged and is looking great after transplanting

  5. William Burruss (verified owner)

    The plant is very nice!

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Why others chose the European Fan Palm

Carried exactly what I wanted in stock and the right size.

Gives a taste of the mediterreanean on a summer patio and can be brought inside during winter

Gives a taste of the mediterreanean on a summer patio and can be brought inside during winter

Can be grown outdoors up into zone 6a with winter wrap up heat protection. Very nice piece to add to your patio or pool area.