Trachycarpus fortunei

Botanical Name: Trachycarpus fortunei

Phonetic: Tray-KEY-kar-pus fore-TOO-ee-eye

Common Name(s): Windmill Palm

Family: Arecaceae
Origin: Central and eastern China
Plant Type: Palm, cyad
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Palmate
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Open
Bloom Season: Summer
Flower Color(s): Yellow

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 7-10
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 8-10 Feet
Spread: 4-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems
Soil: Organically rich, moderately fertile, evenly moist but well-drained soil

Features: Solitary trunk with hair-like fibers, winter hardy
Uses: Tropical look, specimen, small groups, doorway

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