Chamaerops humilis 'Vulcano'
3 litre pot
Great size for sending
Mediterranean Dwarf Fan Palm
Chamaerops humilis 'Vulcano' is a gorgeous form of Chamaerops humilis, Vulcano has a lovely silvery underside to it's leaves, it has a compact, upright growing habit so the leaves will reveal their silvery colouring. This size palm is brilliant for sending out to you and can easily be potted up or planted into the garden at anytime of the year. This size plant will also make a wonderful present or gift. As it's name suggests, this palm originally hails from Sicily below the slopes of Etna. Chamaerops are evergreen plants so will look great all year round and they look wonderful planted with other architectural plants.
We send a care note out with all our plants.
If you require a pot to plant your palm in, we recommend http://www.vasotoscano.com/ for beautiful terracotta pots.
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Situation Open Close
Chamaerops like a well-drained moderately fertile soil, however it will also tolerate a poor soil. An open sunny situation is ideal, it does not mind a windy situation.
Feeding Open Close
A liquid feed given regularly throughout the growing season will greatly benefit the plant and help to promote new growth.
Pruning Open Close
Remove old tired foliage when necessary. Do be careful of the sharp barbs along the leaf stems!
Watering Open Close
Water regularly throughout the summer growing season, very little if any during the winter.
Pests and Diseases Open Close
None to note
Winter Care Open Close
A very cold tolerant plant that will withstand temperatures as low as -12C without damage. Keep the roots as dry as possible in the winter.