Trachycarpus or Windmill Palm
Trachycarpus also known as hemp palm, windmill palm or nepalese fan palm. Evergreen bushy tree with big bold hand shaped leaves, a large trunk that will in time become very tall,
They are one of the easiest palms to grow in our climate. Trachycarpus create their own trunk as new foliage pushes out from the top of the plant.
Where to Site Your Trachycarpus
Beautiful specimens that are ideal for architectural gardens, a real centre piece of any garden.
How to Grow and Look after your Trachycarpus
They grow well in full sun or lightly dappled shade and most soil conditions.
These are one of the easiest palms to grow and are very hardy. Need protecting from cold strong drying winds as this will make their large leaves look battered and sad and extreme hard frosts.
Trachycarpus will grow to the height of 12 meters and 2.5 meters wide
No pruning is required.