With its huge fan shaped leaves, it's easy to see how the Chinese Fan Palm got its name. The oversize leaves are lime green in colour and radiate from their own small stalks growing in every direction. Due to the size of the leaves, you only need 3 or 4 leaves in a plant to fill out an area. This makes the Chinese Fan Palm the perfect solution for an empty space without creating clutter. Not to mention the lush green look will bring a touch of relax tropical feel to your home.
The common name of this plant is something of a misnomer, since it is actually native to Japan's Ryukyu Islands and Volcano Islands. Though the plant could also be found in subtropical islands and coastlines of southeastern China, Taiwan and Hainan. It is a hardy plant that would tolerate cold and frost as well hot and humid condition.