Chamaerops Excelsa can really survive harsh weather conditions. Everything between -15 and +40 is good enough for this very nice looking palm. Beautiful to see in any garden, this plant is widely used for decorating city areas, and it is indispensable in landscape design in northern Europe. It will survive the snow, even the frost, but still likes to be placed on sun.
Even if you live on the north, you can still have your little piece of tropical paradise. When you think winter is too cold for this plant, just place it in the large pot and keep it in during very cold weather season. This palm is native in Europe, and it is spread in Spain, Malta, but also Northern Africa.
Chamaerops humilis may look like a shrub to you, but it’s still the tree. It has numerous long stems growing from one base, with long, beautiful leaves. It also has spines to protect it from animals. Nice looking flowers will become green fruits, and after that brown.
High resistance to both high and low temperatures makes this plant very desirable choice for everyone. It looks very appealing used in landscape architecture, but you will surely enjoy having it in your garden as well. Fruits are sometimes used as astringent.
Trachycarpus fortunei or Chusan Fan Palm is widely spread thanks to its looks and high weather resistance. Fan shaped leaves are very decorative, and it can really add a little something to a northern landscaping. It’s easy to keep them in pots, when you don’t have a garden, but you do have large terrace.
Well drained soil and enough of water is usually enough to keep them happy. They grow well on sun, but also in the shade. Get to know your particular palm little better to make sure you are providing to it exactly what it needs. You will enjoy in it in years to come.
Trachycarpus fortunei or Chusan Fan Palm is small, but it really looks very nice. Wide usually up to 2m, it can find place even in small gardens, and it makes it so popular. It has nice yellow flowers, and likes to be placed on the full sun. They also call it fan palm.
Chamaerops Humilis Cerifera (Blue Leaves)comes from Morocco, but it is also very resistant to low temperatures. It can also survive long droughts, and really enjoys to be placed on full sun. It will be happy in semi-shaded places, it’s no wonder that it’s so widely spread in Europe.
Blue fan palms look very nice, especially in luxurious, blooming gardens. Their color makes very appealing contrast, and you can combine it with other plants to design your dream garden. Able to survive low temperature and high temperature as well, this plant will be a very good choice for you.
Chamaerops Excelsa will be a very nice addition to your beautiful garden. You don’t need large space for it, and it will still provide tropical scent to it all. Highly resistant, low maintenance, wonderful looking palm will transform the whole environment. When designing your garden, consider this plant.