Palm, Chinese Fan


Livistona chinensis




  • Slow grower to about 30’ tall.

  • Rachis is smooth in young palms and spiny in mature palms.

  • Ends of the leaves have a gentle droop.

  • Immature plants are sometimes massed and used as a lush ground cover.

Origin

Southern Japan and Taiwan

USDA Cold hardiness Zones

9-11

Light Requirement

Likes full sun and bright shade, young palms look better when grown in partial shade.

Soil Requirements

Regular watering, develops a long tap root to survive long periods of drought