This palm tree also known as "Palmito" is native to the Mediterranean areas. It is a perfect species to have in coastal areas, a very beautiful and extravagant palm tree due to its multiple trunks, contrasting its green with the rustic aesthetics of the trunk.
60 liter pot
Total height with pot 1.80 - 1.9 m approximately.
The cost of transportation depends on the province or country.
Chamaerops Humilis is also known by the common name of "Palmito" or "Margallo", endemic to the Mediterranean region, it is a very common palm in Europe and Spain. As a curiosity, we must know that it is the only species of palm native to the Balearic Islands and Spain. It is characterized by having several trunks, we can even observe that some specimens may have only one trunk. It is a dioecious palm, which means it has unisexual flowers on separate stems and trunks. It can measure up to 6 meters in height. Its leaves or palms are green with abundant thorns, which grow upwards. It is perfect to give a rustic touch to our garden, a perfect palm tree to have it in coastal areas with a warm climate, resistant to cold that can withstand 9 degrees below zero.
CARE FOR YOUR PALM TREES
Las Palmeras can be had both indoors and outdoors. There are varieties that are better adapted to the outdoors or garden, and there are others better adapted to live indoors and in pots.
- Plants in general prefer places with direct light or that have good lighting, it will always be preferable next to a window, on a balcony or on a terrace.
- It is essential that they have good drainage, both in soil and in pot. It is advisable to put a layer of engraving on the bottom of the pot.
- The ideal substrate for palm trees has to be rich in organic matter, a good worm humus.
- Irrigation has to be every 3 or 4 days, before making sure that the substrate is dry, excess water is not good.
- There are palm trees that prefer direct sun and others prefer more shady areas, it is also very important to take into account the climate of the place where you live, there are palm trees well adapted to low temperatures and other palm trees that prefer warmer climates.
- It is essential that they have good drainage, both in soil and in pot. Water puddles are not good for plants in general.
- The ideal substrate for palm trees has to be rich in organic matter, a good worm humus, Compost or Manure would be enough.
- Irrigation, as the palm tree is on the ground and being more intense than in a pot, it can be one watering a week.
- A preventive treatment against diseases with repeated spraying 3 or 4 times a year allows to keep some species of palm trees safe from possible pests.
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