windmill palm
Trachycarpus fortunei
ORIGIN: Asia primarily southeast
China and Taiwan.

GROWTH RATE: Medium

WATER: Evenly moist; regular
irrigation; drought tolerant once
established.

LIGHT: Part shade to full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 10'

FROND TYPE: Palmate

COLD TOLERANCE: 10 degrees

USES: Accent; container plant

OTHER: One of the most cold
tolerant palms around. There are
even photos of this palm with snow
covering the fronds.