Windmill Palm (Trachycarpus fortunei)

Regular price $15.95
/
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Pot Size

Vancouver streets, here these Windmill Palms go! 

Prized as one of the most cold-hardy palms, you can find these fan-leaved glories growing anywhere from South America to Canada.  Unlike other palms, Windmill palms , there’s no lack of uses for the Chinese Windmill Palm. Their leaves are used for thatched roofs, and leaf shaft fibers can be made into hats, brooms, mats and rope. 

Native to the highlands of Asia, these Chinese Windmill Palms will withstand temperatures as low as 5 degrees Fahrenheit (just keep them out of the wind). They’re characterized by their multi-directional fanned leaves which resemble a windmill and their solitary trunk, covered in fine fibers of old leaf sheaths and have lovely yellow blossoms in summer.

Plant Type:
Evergreen Palm Tree

Harvest Season:
Blooms in Summer
Fruits in Fall (Note: These Fruits are Not Edible)
Leaves can be harvested Year-Round 

Mature Size:
Up to 20’ tall and 10’ wide

Soil & Moisture:
Moist, well-draining soil. Drought tolerant, but grows best if consistently watered. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
No. Windmill Palm trees are Dioecious, male and female flowers are born on separate plants.

Growth Rate: 
Medium

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 7-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

They can survive down to -4 degrees Fahrenheit

What growers are saying

Based on 2 reviews Write a review
Because we are committed to reducing plastic waste and creating a more ethical plant shopping experience - almost all of our plants ship in biodegradable, plantable, or recyclable pots that can be planted right in the ground, composted, re-used or recycled!

Plantable Pots &
Plastic-Free Packaging

Spring Essentials

Garden Tools & Supplies You'll Dig

Sow Exotic has everything your garden needs to thrive, from planting to harvest, with professional garden tools to organic fertilizers and soil amendments.

Shop Growing Gear

Naturally Grown

Learn more about our all natural and organic soil blends, propagation techniques and more!

Learn More

Sustainable Shipping

Plantable Pots AND Plastic-Free Shipping! Learn more about our commitment to packaging and shipping sustainability - from biodegradable planters to compostable shipping materials.

Plastic-Free Packaging

Powered by Plant People

Team work makes the (green) dream work! Get to know the folks behind the seeds.

Meet the Team

We Think You'll Also Dig