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Windmill Palm

Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortuneii)


  • Native to southeastern China, Taiwan, Chusan Islands
  • Height: 20’-40’ – 8’-10’ spread, moderate to fast growing
  • Male & female flowers on separate trees, fruit follows on female tree in late summer
  • Moderately salt tolerant, drought tolerant if necessary
  • Prefers relatively fertile, well drained soil with adequate moisture
  • Like part sun/part shade
  • Hardy zones 7B-10 – 5ºF, frost tolerant
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