Mediterranean Palm Tree

Mediterranean palm tree Information

Last Updated on March 14, 2023 by Paul Guzman

Mediterranean palm tree Information (Chamaerops humilis) – It is a slow-growing palm tree but will reach about 15ft. – 20ft. tall and wide. A very cold hardy and durable palm it can take temperatures down to about 10 degrees Fahrenheit.  Multi-trunked palm gives it that great look.

It is an evergreen tree, so it has good year-round color. Excellent around ponds or pools and drought tolerant once established.  Very hardy palm tree. It can actually do quite well in a large container but will require more water during the sweltering summer season.

Mediterranean palm tree Information
Mediterranean Palm Tree in front of Southwest Landscaped Home

Mediterranean palm tree Information

This palm tree will do very well in the Desert Southwest. The fronds will stay green year-round giving it a much more eye-pleasing look during the cold season. Be sure to follow a regular watering schedule when first planted. This will help establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment.

Palm Tree Information
Typical Mediterranean Palm

It will do well in full sun or partial shade.  For better results full sun in colder climates.  Do not prune fronds until the last frost has passed.  The older yellow color fronds will protect it from the cold freezing temperatures.

Feed with a general-purpose palm tree fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Palm Tree is suited for USDA zone 9-11.

This is one palm tree that Color Your World Garden Centers in Las Cruces, NM will be available on a year-round basis. Visit our store for more information. Or ask for it at your local nursery. Check out our care of palm tree page.


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