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Atlas Mountain Palm

Chamaerops humilis var. cerifera

Pronunciation: kam-AY-rops HEW-mil-is
SKU #09271
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Attractive, versatile palm with distinctly silver-blue foliage! Large fronds make a bold statement in the landscape. Robust and adaptable to extremes in both temperature and soil moisture. Clump forming. Creamy yellow blooms hang from long inflorescence in summer. Silver-blue coloration increases with age and is at its best in full sun. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; forms clumps 8 to 12 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Poolside, Privacy Screen
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Canna (Canna); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Jatropha (Jatropha); Plumbago (Plumbago)
CARE
Care Provide average to lean, sandy or rocky, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture, but tolerates periodic drought, particularly in coastal regions. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.