Member Price: $109.95
Member Price: $109.95
The Silver European Fan Palm (Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera'), also known as the Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm, is a slow-growing, compact palm known for its stunning silvery-blue foliage and remarkable cold tolerance. This striking and adaptable palm tree is an excellent choice for adding a touch of the Mediterranean to gardens in a wide range of climates.
Native to the mountains of southern Europe and North Africa, the Silver European Fan Palm is a small to medium-sized palm, typically reaching a height of 10 to 15 feet with a spread of 10 to 15 feet. It is one of the hardiest palms, capable of withstanding temperatures as low as 15°F (-9°C) and growing in USDA hardiness zones 8 through 10. The palm is drought-tolerant, making it suitable for xeriscaping, and thrives in well-draining soil under full sun to light shade. Its clumping, multi-stemmed growth habit and unique foliage color make it an ideal choice for use as a focal point, specimen plant, or as part of a mixed border.
The most distinctive feature of the Silver European Fan Palm is its stunning silvery-blue foliage. The palm's large, fan-shaped leaves are divided into numerous, stiff, narrow segments, creating an attractive and unique texture in the landscape. The leaves silvery-blue color is due to a waxy coating on their surface, which helps to protect the plant from harsh sunlight and conserve moisture. This distinctive foliage color makes the Silver European Fan Palm stand out among other palms and provides a striking contrast to the greens and other colors typically found in the garden.
In addition to its beautiful foliage, the Silver European Fan Palm produces small, inconspicuous yellow flowers in spring, which give way to clusters of small, round fruit. The fruit, which ripens to a dark brown or black color, is not considered to be of significant ornamental value. However, it does provide a source of food for birds and other wildlife, adding another layer of interest to the landscape.
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