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Chamaerops humilis - arbrorescens (Dwarf Fan Palm, Chamaerops)

Type Tree, Evergreen
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Dark green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Chamaerops humilis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Weaknesses of Chamaerops humilis

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Chamaerops humilis:

  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
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