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TRACHYCARPUS fortunei

Commonly known as Chusan fan palm, Windmill palm

A slow growing architectural palm which develops a hairy trunk
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TRACHYCARPUS fortunei

 
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimen £245.00  
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plant size comparison icon 20 Litre
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimen £350.00 each 

 

  • Evergreen
  • Height
    To 20m (66ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Palm
    Usually single stemmed. Produces a head of fan-shaped, dark green leaves 45-75cm (18-30in) long, with numerous pointed segments. Small, yellow flowers are produced in large, pendent panicles 60cm (24in) or more long.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Or dappled shade - shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
  • Exotic plants
  • Good to know
    introduced into UK by Robert fortune, Scottish plant hunter, in 1843. Makes a good courtyard specimen
  • Pests & Diseases
    none
  • Place of origin
    central China
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate see photos above
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Trachycarpus - Growing Guide

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