Botanical Name: Trachycarpus fortunei
 Common Name: Windmill, Hemp, Chusan Palm
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Palm

 

Height Range

6-12', 12-25'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Foundation, Walls / Fences

 

Special Uses

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Mary Irish

Photographer: Normans/Sortomme/Dave Ryd

  • Description

  • Notes

This easy-to-grow palm of medium height will mature to a size of 30' tall. Its slender trunk is covered with dense, heavy fibers. Leaves are rich green and fan-shaped.