Care Tips and Information About Fan Palms - Including popular indoor houseplant, Fan Palm is perfect to enhance your house design and decoration. They have ornamental value and also can improve the air quality. To get more, look at these Care Tips and Information About Fan Palms. Check it out!

Fan Palm facts


Native to the Mediterranean, Fan Palm is part of tropical plants that decorate homes, gardens, and offices. It has the botanical name Chamaerops humilis, and this houseplant has many common names. Such as European fan palm, Mediterranean fan palm, and Mediterranean dwarf palm. Fan palms can reach up to 20 meters in height.

The features


The leaves of Fan Palm look like a fan or pinwheel. And they also have 9 to 12 enormous foliages that are segmented, pleated, and almost circular. The tops of the leaves are brilliant green, and the edges of the leaflets look greyish. Along the stem of the leaf, which may reach a length of 2 meters there are spines.

Caring tips


Grow Fan palm in well-draining soil with the bottom of the container having drainage holes. For humidity, maybe maintained at a high level with the aid of a daily mist of water. 

And for the temperature, you can place them in an area between 55 to 60 degrees F. Make sure to keep this houseplant from heating or cooling vents as well as ceiling fans, as these might create temperature changes. 


Give feed during the growing season about 2 to 3 times to encourage its growth. To keep the appearance of Fan Palm you can do pruning by removing the dead leaves or cutting the houseplant depending on your preferences.

Fan Palm uses


Besides giving a good appearance and helping the indoors have good air, Fan Palm is also used for other needs in life. The wood of this houseplant commonly uses for umbrella handles and walking sticks in China. And they also use in lipstick, ice cream, soap, and detergents. Due to its astringent nature, phenolic compounds in seeds and fruits also have antibacterial properties.

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Author    : Yuniar

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