Trachycarpus fortunei

Windmill Palm, Chamaerops excelsa

These especially hardy Asian-looking fan palms have a crown of lacy leaves. Most grow slowly. The tallest reaches 30 feet. The trunks are covered with a black fiber at least at the top. All produce flowers followed by fruit. Water regularly.
Trachycarpus fortunei, Windmill Palm, Chamaerops excelsa
Rich green, 3-foot-long leaves form a compact crown atop a trunk that thickens at the top. Fragrant, creamy yellow flowers appear in early summer. Heat tolerant, it will not endure prolonged freezing.

Attributes - Trachycarpus fortunei

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Early Summer

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 20 ft. to 30 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Container Plants, Showy Flowers.

 
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