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Windmill Palm

Trachycarpus fortunei

Evergreen palm native to China will add a tropical feel to your landscape. Grows 3ft wide green fans on spiny leafstalks. Thick trunk is covered with dense, blackish fiber. Excellent in containers or around swimming pools.

Plant with Sago Palm


  • Landscape Size: 30' tall, 10' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 7a
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Easy Care, Cold Hardy, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers well drained soils. Fertilize in spring before new growth. Cold hardy to about 10° F.



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