Trachycarpus - - Semi-mature and mature Trachycarpus fortuneii

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Trachycarpus fortuneii - Chinese Windmill Palm

 

Family:

Arecaceae

Origins:

Central China

Plant Type:

Fan Palm

Size:

12-20m

Habit/ Form:

Tall single slender trunk covered with dark brown fibre and fan shaped leaves.

Leaves:

Palmate shaped leaves.

Flowers:

An inflorescence of yellow flowers.

Fruit:

Yellow to blue-black drupe.

Bark / Trunk:

Tall slender trunk covered with dark brown fibre.

Vigour / Longevity:

Slow growing.

Environmental Requirements:

Full sun to part shade, can tolerate most environments.

Hardiness:

Frost hardy and is able to handle extreme weather.

Soil / Drainage:

Will handle most soil types.

Pruning:

Remove dead fronds.

Watering:

Moist conditions.

Fertilising:

Once a year with a slow release fertiliser.

Pests / Diseases:

Uses:

Ornamental planting, parks and gardens.

 

 

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