Chamaerops Humilis



A.k.a. European Fan Palm

This Cold Hardy Palm grows with multiple stems, usually one primary with smaller side stems. The stems are covered in a brown fiber giving this palm a unique look. The European Fan Palm grows as a small bush, reaching heights of 15′, an excellent cold hardy palm for growing indoors around a pool or outdoors as a statement palm.



  • Height: 10′
  • Minimum Temperature: Thought to be hardy to 0 degrees F
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone: 8A – 11
  • Growth Rate: Slow, less than 1′ / year
  • Water Requirements: High (after establishment)
  • Sun Requirements: Moderate to High
  • Origin: Mediterranean region