Durable and vibrant, the European Fan Palm is one of the most versatile of the palm species, and is cold hardy up to 5 degrees. It is also drought resistant and rugged, so this beauty with its robust demeanor is sure to capture hearts.
In warmer southern zones, European Fan Palm can live happily in your outdoor landscape; but those in cooler climates need not miss out on this island delight. Simply pot your Fan Palm in a large container, and you can keep it out in summer and then bring it indoors when the temps begin to drop.
Uniquely shaped, the European Fan Palm forms trunks that can grow up to 15 feet in height. The brown textured trunks resemble a pinecone with scales running the entire length.
Long, fan-shaped leaves grow up to 24 inches long and provide dramatic appeal that gives that undeniable tropical look. Stunning in color, the leaves of the European Fan Palm bring various greens, blues, grays and yellows to your landscape.
When the European Fan Palm matures, it boasts numerous trunks which encircle the main trunk. This layering effect provides interesting depth to any area.
Low maintenance and hardy European Fan Palm is super versatile and can be grown in numerous settings. Grown in containers or outdoors, this species can be used as a pruned decorative addition or left in its beautiful natural shrubby state. Either way, European Fan Palm is sure to be a striking sculptural element in your landscape.
Planted in groups, European Fan Palm forms a fantastic privacy screen that not only creates an intimate setting, but offer superb texture. Another excellent option is to plant this species side by side to create a splendid natural fence.
While it does not require fertilizer to thrive, if provided with some and a bit of moisture, the growth rate of European Fan Palm will increase. As a display of its versatility, this palm flourishes in various types of soil as well. So, it isnít terribly picky about where you put its roots.
Naturally pest resistant, the European Fan Palm does not require any harmful chemicals to flourish. This species is also known to be disease free.
Providing effortless beauty to your landscape, European Fan Palm is an all around winner. Given its gorgeous looks, it is sure to fit into any design scheme and will provide you will a multitude of uses.