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.


Southern Japan and Taiwan

USDA Cold hardiness Zones


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