Geographical origin: Southern Europe.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 2 m in the wild, 6 to 8 m if cultivated.
Type of soil: Rich and well drained.
Hardiness: Hardy to -12°C, sea spray tolerant.
Exposure: Full light.
Properties and uses:
This small Palm tree is ideal for the small garden. It is quite hardy but it will need protecting with winter horticultural fleece if planted in an area North of the Loire. Its slow growth encourages shoots, and allows the formation of numerous new stems.
Planted near a swimming pool, the Dwarf Fan Palm will bring a touch of the Mediterranean to your outdoor space.
The Abelia grandiflora is used in the following flowering hedges:
• Bismarck Palm, Bismarckia Nobilis, grows slowly, this makes it a good candidate for a pot plant...
• Canary Island Date Palm, is the most widespread palm around the Mediterranean...
• Skyduster Palm, Its leaves are very high up in the form of a crown and are palmate and a bright green color...
• Windmill Palm, Beautiful creamy perfumed flowers in May and June produce violet brown drupes...