Name: Trachycarpus Fortunei, Hemp Palm, Palm Mill, Chinese Palm, Zhoushan Palm or Chamaerops excelsa
Its main asset is to be partthe most rustic palms since it supports up to -18 °C As a result, it is found throughout the world, well beyond its home region, which is the center of China and northern India.
It is formed of a single trunk (stipe) unbranched several meters at the top of which stands a bouquet of dark green evergreen leaves, measuring up to 120 cm long , cut into numerous pointed segments and forming a fan. The new shoot is called a crown. The small yellow flowers in long drooping panicles appear in May, near the base of the leaves, and the female species (this palm is dioecious) produce almost black fruits with a maximum diameter of 1 cm.m. Fibers cover the trunk and are used to make brooms.
Soil and exposure of the Trachycarpus Fortunei Palm
The palm hemp will enjoy the sun or slightly in the shade, protected from cold and drying winds that damage the leaves, in a rich soil, well drained and humiferous. The hot and dry climate is not ideal for this tree. That's why he likes Alsace!
Highlight of Trachycarpus Fortunei, Hemp Palm
High resistance to cold down to -18 ° C
Enjoy well in wet and cool areas
The color of inflorescenses (yellow)
Resistance temperature of trachycarpus fortunei
Condition:The resistance temperature is suitable for a Palm tree planted in the ground for at least 3 years. It is advisable to always mulch on the ground in the cold regions.
Video wintering of the Palm trees in Alsace
We made a winter video of the Palm trees in Alsace do not hesitate to click above on the "VIDEO WINTERING"
Particularity of palms trachycarpus fortunei:
Provenance: Spain canton of Valencia.
Quality of the Palms: dark green and firm
Stipe 'trunk': Well-formed fleshy
quality of rooting: medium
Percentage of recovery 90%
98% of satisfied customers
the total height is pot included.
Pot 35 lts trunk 60 / 80cm total height 200 / 230cm.
Pot 45 lts trunk 80 / 100cm total height 210 / 230cm.
Pot 70 lts trunk 100 / 125cm total height 230 / 250cm.
Pot 70 lts trunk 125 / 150cm total height 250 / 270cm.