Mediterranean Palm : Chamaerops Humilis
The Mediterranean palm, also known as the European palm and Chamaerops Humilis is one of the most fascinating and fabulous features of the Mediterranean coast. They create the most beautiful natural landscapes. The palms create a list of attractions that you should see in Europe.
When traveling to the Mediterranean region you will see them lining beach boulevards, avenues and streets. You can enjoy sitting and relaxing under these marvelous palms or walking under them.
They are considered one of the most beautiful and desirable landscaping plants. I’ve spend quite some time in Europe, and they are truly Europe’s most widely grown species. They create striking contrast with famous european architecture. You can see them far north from the coast in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, England, Ireland and Scotland. The demand for these palms is insatiable.
The Mediterranean palm also does well in Australia, Africa, along Atlantic and Pacific coasts and southern part of the United States. It is cold hardy palm and grows as far north as Georgia and Atlanta.
The only palm native to Europe is important element of landscape design because of its beauty, versatility, toughness and hardiness. The plant can be used as focal point in landscaped places. It looks nice when combined with the King palm. Also this palm makes a good potted plant for indoor landscaping.
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