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Trachycarpus fortunei

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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The hardiest of palm trees with a hairy trunk and large fan shaped leaves.

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Plant Finder: about Trachycarpus fortunei

Common names

Chinese windmill palm, Chusan palm, Palm


Trachycarpus fortunei (Chinese windmill palm). This species of palm reaches about 9m tall, with leaves held on long stalks which are dark green above and blue-green below. The flowers are dense, showy clusters of small yellow flowers which precede the marble-sized, dark blue berries.


They will adapt to any free-draining soil in partial-shade or full sun. You will need to protection from cold winds. Watch out, it is suckering.

Interest and use

Specimen. Interesting leaves, frost resistant

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Trachycarpus fortunei | Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium, Chalky
  • WaterDry

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