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Botanical name: Trachycarpus fortunei
Other names: Chusan palm, Hemp palm, Nepalese fan palm, Windmill palm
Species: T. fortunei - T. fortunei is a hardy evergreen tree palm with a hairy trunk and deeply divided, fan-shaped leaves and small yellow flowers in summer.
Trachycarpus fortunei is: Evergreen
Flower: Pale-yellow, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Fruit: Black in Autumn
Tree shape: Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Plant with: Passiflora caerulea (Blue passion flower), Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliot' (Passion flower 'Constance Elliot'), Passiflora caerulea 'Eden' (Passion flower 'Eden'), Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler' (Cabbage tree 'Torbay Dazzler'), Passiflora 'Purple Haze' (Passion flower 'Purple Haze')
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
Pruning: No pruning required.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Sow seed in spring or autumn at a minimum of 25C.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Trachycarpus fortunei (Chusan palm) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 2.5m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Drought Tolerant, Mediterranean, Containers, Sub-Tropical, Greenhouse, Foliage only
Cultivation: Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun or light shade. Ensure you protect from strong and cold drying winds and from hard winter frosts.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)|
Discuss Trachycarpus fortunei (Chusan palm) with other Shoot members.
I have removed all the side shoots from my Trachycarpus so it can concetrate on one main shoot but can I get root cuttings from the sawn off side shoots and if so how? At the moment they are sitting in water.
Hello, my Trachycarpus developed strong new shoots but they look like they are covered with a white powder. Is this normal?
can i plant trachycarpus fortunei in a temperate climat (-15 *C in winter)
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