Chamaerops humilis


Atlas Mountains in Morocco to Spain and France and eastward to Turkey

Chamaerops humilis
Conservation Status:-

Not endangered

Sun Requirements:-

Full sun to light shade

Water Requirements:-

Medium, drought tolerant once established

Minimum Temperature:-

-12 Degrees Centigrade

Overall Height:-

Up to 15 feet


4-6 feet


Clustering, 6-8 inches in diameter, texture is fibrous with persistent old leaf remnants




Palmate, medium green, up to 18 inches across, with narrow toothed petioles up to 3 feet long


Small yellow blooms coming from among the lower leaves


Half an inch in diameter, oval and dark yellow to orange brown when ripe


Dioecious, male and female flowers occur on different plants

Pests & Diseases:-

No major pests or diseases

Seed Germination:-

Easily and quickly, between 1 to 3 months



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