Trachycarpus fortunei

Chinese Windmill Palm


  • Leaves arranged in a fan shape at the end of a 600-800 mm leaf stalk.
  • Grows on a single stem 20-30cm in diameter.
  • Bunches of yellow flowers in the spring.


  • Used in a clump (always odd numbers) or singly at entranceways.
  • Looks good as an avenue planting especially where space is limited.
  • Does well in a container on patios.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost, wind and coastal hardy.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 1.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 2.0m 1.5m
Country of Origin:   China

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