European Fan Palm

European Fan
Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to Part shade
Soil Moisture:
Native: No
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 5 – 15 ft.
Mature Spread: 6 – 15 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Slightly acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 8-11

European Fan Palm, Chamaerops humilis

Another unique palm that is also called the Mediterranean Fan Palm. This palm has large blue-green triangle shaped leaves which will grow up to 20-24” long and 24” wide. There is thorn like barbs about ½ in. long along the stems of the fronds. Can be trimmed to expose clear trunk and be very effective yet attractive as screening around a patio or pool. This palm grows slow and does well around the ocean and salt water. Very hardy palm that can withstand temperatures down to 22˚F.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247