Skip to main content
A picture of a Fan palm

Fan palm

Livistona spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

More images of Fan palm

A photo of Fan palm
A photo of Fan palm
A photo of Fan palm
A photo of Fan palm
A photo of Fan palm

Fan palm Overview

Livistona is a genus of around 28 species of evergreen fan palms in the Arecaceae family, native to parts of Asia, Australasia and the Horn of Africa. Commonly cultivated specimens include L. australis, the cabbage-tree palm, grown for its striking architectural habit and tolerance of salt, wind and exposed sites. In very cold areas it will need winter protection.

Common problems with Fan palm

How to propagate Fan palm

Seed

You can propagate by seed in the spring to summer; they have a minimum germination temperature of 23C.

Other uses of Fan palm

Grown for their overall appearance.

Palm trees

Explore all