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Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera'

Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera'  (Chamaerops humilis 'Cerifera')

This very glaucous palm is popular here in San Diego. It doesn't grow very fast and takes many decades to become large. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on Jan. 8, 2017.

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How does it photosynthesise without any green I wonder?

11 Jan, 2017


The fronds are actually green. It just has the glaucuous coating on the fronds.

12 Jan, 2017


Makes sense...

12 Jan, 2017


I know the glaucuous coating makes it look like it's white or a bluish cast in the sun.

13 Jan, 2017


I dont think I've seen one live. I have a where to put the Cerifera?...but they are one of the best hardy palms out there..even rival the tropicals.

18 Jan, 2017


Really. I'm sure there's several in the SF Bay Area.

We have a small one in a pot in the front yard and my neighbor has one that's probably 12' tall in their front yard.

20 Jan, 2017


That is very pretty !

20 Jan, 2017



Thank you! :>))

22 Jan, 2017


Love the colour.....

1 Feb, 2017


Thanks! :>)) It's a very sought after palm.

2 Feb, 2017

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