• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing; forms clumps 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Durable Specimen Tree
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ka-MIE-rops HUM-i-lis
    Plant type:Tree, Palm
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing; forms clumps 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Flower color:Yellow
    Design IdeasThis smaller Fan Palm is without a doubt the best candidate of any landscape Palm for night lighting. It tends to grow in clusters, but is slow enough to rarely outgrow its space. Plant as a single specimen or group several while young. Very cold hardy, this Palm makes the perfect focal point in a tropical garden that needs to take a frost. Also does well in the reflected heat and glare around swimming pools and spas.
    Companion PlantsBird of Paradise (Strelitzia); Canna (Canna); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Jatropha (Jatropha); Plumbago (Plumbago)
  • Care
    Care Information
    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.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.