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A picture of a Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea' Overview

This is a branched fan-shape bushy tree, which is native to the Mediterranean. It's trunks are up to 3.5 m in height and 20-25 cm in diameter. The bark is coated in fibres and old stalks. Grey green frond-like leaves are linear to lanceolate and are pinnately arranged with threatening toothed edges. Spiked panicles produce fragrant yellow flowers in spring.

Common problems with Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

How to propagate Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

Seed

From seed, which germinates readily.

Division

By careful division of a clump.

Other uses of Chamaerops humilis 'Argentea'

Specimen producing bold leaves. Indoor plant. Suitable for coastal conditions.