Chamaerops humilis / Palma nana

Species: Chamaerops humilis L.
Italian common noun: Palma nana, Palma di San Pietro
Family: Arecaceae
Natural shapesTrees EvergreenFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -5° CClimate resistance: + / -5° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214

Origin: Mediterranean

Botanical characteristics: It is a shrub-like palm, formed by several sections of variable height, covered by a fibrous brown textile. It has fan-shaped evergreen leaves up to 1 m long that consist of a long petioles with spiny edges and of 12-15 linear leaflets, which are light green on the upper side and covered with a whitish fuzz underneath. Male and female flowers are borne on the same plant. Panicles of yellow flowers bloom from spring to summer. The female plants produce ovoid fruits that become brown when they are ripe.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is typical of the Mediterranean sea. It grows naturally on arid, rocky and sandy soils, even on poor ones. It does not tolerate water stagnation. It is resistant to saltiness. It is an almost rustic plant that can live up to 0° C. In cold climates it must be cultivated in greenhouses.

Use: It can be used as a single plant or in flowerbeds, also in small gardens, pots or planters.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Radice nuda 1/0
Radice nuda 2/0
Radice nuda 3/0
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Zolla 40-60 cm
Zolla 50-60 cm
Zolla 60-70 cm
Zolla 60-80 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm