Common Name European Fan Palm
Type of Plant Palm
This is the only palm native to Europe and it is found in habitat from Spain to France, Algeria to Tunisia. It is a clumping, fan-leafed palm reaching 8’ to 15’. It grows in coastal regions making this palm an excellent choice for coastal landscapes, and is quite slow growing!
Requirements C. humilis likes a rich, moist soil that is well drained and a position in full sun. It boasts an excellent heat, cold and drought tolerance when mature and can withstand temperatures much lower than other tropical ornamentals.
Country of Origin Mediterranean
Cold Tolerance 20
Sun Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Little