Trachycarpus fortunei (Chinese fan palm, windmill palm, raised fan palm, or giant fan palm)
Category: Palmacea or Palm tree
Origin: Central China
Description: The excelsa palm or Trachycarpus fortunei is a species of the Arecaceae family, native to central and eastern China, it is used as an ornamental plant in all temperate zones and with a high presence in Mediterranean countries, due to its good resistance. to cold and high temperatures. The trunk reaches up to 12 m in height, and is covered (totally or only the upper part) by the sheaths of the fallen leaves (marcescence), which gives it a "hairy" appearance. The leaves are palmate, with a blade about 50 cm long by 75 cm wide.
It is one of the most commercialized palms in Europe due to its rusticity and its ability to tolerate frost (up to 12 degrees below zero).
We have Trachycarpus fortunei in all sizes, in 10L and 15L containers and with a 0.5-6 m trunk.
We also have the species Trachycarpus wagnerianus native to Japan, and even more resistant and rustic than the species T. fortunei.More information