Hardy! BLUE MEDITERRANEAN Fan Palm Zones 7-11 Chamaerops Humilis Cerifera 5 Seeds

HARDY BLUE MEDITERRANEAN FAM PALM Zones 7-11! Chamaerops humilis

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This palm is rated from USDA zone 7b to past 11. Absolute minimum temperatures are about -15C (5F) but it may prove to be hardier.

Chamaerops humilis is valued in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world. It is very drought-tolerant once established, and tolerant of sun or . These seeds are for a blue form of the species, native to high elevations of the Atlas Mountains, has recently been introduced into the trade and early reports indicate that it may be 12 or more degrees Celsius hardier than the green form.

Chamaerops humilis is a shrub-like clumping palm, with several stems growing from a single base. The stems grow slowly and often tightly together, eventually reaching 2–5 m (10–20 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of 20–25 cm (8–10 in).

Chamaerops humilis is one of only two palm species native to continental Europe. It is one of the northernmost naturally occurring palms in the world, and grows well as far north as southern England.

Chamaerops humilis is valued in gardening and landscaping in many parts of the world. It is very drought-tolerant once established. It is hardy to −12 °C (10 °F), but does prefer hot summers. It is a very slow-growing plant. The blue form of the species, native to high elevations of the Atlas Mountains, has recently been introduced into the trade and early reports indicate that it may be 12 or more degrees Celsius hardier than the green form.

It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Seeds per pack: 5

Germination: Soaking time 5-7 days, refresh water as needed. Mix 50/50 peat/sand. Incubation temperature 26°C (79F). Time to germinate 8-10 weeks. Viability: remains viable for months, or store in fridge until planting.

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