Chusan Palm
Trachycarpus fortunei
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Palm fertilizer (e.g. N8-P4-K12).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Windmill palm
Family Arecaceae
Other scientific names Chamaerops excelsa, Chamaerops fortunei, Trachycarpus excelsa, Trachycarpus wagnerianus

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • green
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    5
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    6
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Leaf color
  • green