Windmill Palm

Windmill Palm

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Trachycarpus fortunei (Chamaerops excelsa)

This small fan Palm has large rich green leaves that form a compact crown atop a slender trunk covered with hairy black fibers. Windmill palm is one of the most cold hardy palms available. Performs best in well drained soil with partial shade. Will not survive perpetually soggy conditions. Hardy zones 7B-10 and can with stand subfreezing temperatures. Rapid growing evergreen capable of 15-35 feet in height and a spread of 10-15 feet. Dioecious plant i.e. there are male and female plants.

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
foliage Type Evergreen
Height 20 ft-30 ft
Spread 10-20 ft
Shape Tree-form
Primary foliage Color
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Yellow
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Well -drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone Zones 7