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The Chamaerops Excelsa is a very beautiful and rustic palm that is characterized by having a very hairy trunk, with webbed leaves, in which its edges are serrated. It can reach a large size, around 12 meters (even 15 but this usually occurs in its natural habitat). It handles both high and low temperatures very well. We can find it throughout the Mediterranean coastal area, but it is originally from China.
35 liter pot
Trunk height 30 - 40 cm - Total height with pot 1.25 - 1.50 m approximately.
The cost of transportation depends on the province or country.
This palm is also called "Chamaerops Excelsa". It is a species belonging to the Arecaceae family endemic to central and eastern China, but today it can be found planted as an ornamental plant in different Mediterranean coastal areas because it resists very low temperatures and can withstand up to 9 degrees below zero. . It is a kind of webbed leaf, with short palms that come from a single trunk with serrated but not pointed edges. It can reach 15 meters in height (but this height usually occurs in species that are in its habitat). Its trunk is characterized by being very hairy, which gives it a very rustic appearance.
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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