Trachycarpus fortunei 15L
Plant name - Trachycarpus fortunei - Chusan palm
Plant size - Up to 12m height, 2.5m spread. Slow growing. Once mature a trunk is formed. Strong fan-like fronds grow at an upward angle
Hardiness - Hardy to -12c Very wind tolerant. Salt spray tolerant.
Ideal for - Cottage Garden, Patio, Low maintenance gardens, large pots & containers.
Position - Full Sun, Part shade
Flowering - Grown for foliage
Pot Size - 32cm - approx 130cm in height
Soil Type - Dry well drained multi-purpose compost
Description - The Trachycarpus Fortunei Palm Tree or Chusan Palm is very attractive, easy and quick growing palm. It is one of the hardiest of all the palm trees, and is hardy in most places of the UK even in severe winters.
Also know as the Windmill Palm it is easy to grow being tolerant of almost any soils, and adapts well to most situations. although it does prefer to be sheltered from strong winds to avoid frond damage. Beautiful fan-shaped fronds are arranged around the top of a single trunk which is covered in coarse fibrous material, giving it an exotic and tropical appearance. Branched flower heads appear from early summer.