Chinese Windmill Palm Trachycarpus fortunei including Elho decorative pot, black

Trachycarpus fortunei

Chinese Windmill Palm Trachycarpus fortunei including Elho decorative pot, black

Trachycarpus fortunei
Never dries out!
For a tropical touch in any room! The Chinese windmill palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) comes ready to enjoy in an attractive black decorative pot. It looks great in any interior! The pot has an integrated water reservoir. So your plant will never dry out.
Remove the plant from the nursery pot and place it in the decorative pot. Then fill the decorative pot with earth. This gives the plant the space it needs to grow well. Just remember to water and enjoy! Position the plant in full sun. Water the Chinese windmill palm regularly. Don't let the soil dry out. The windmill palm comes in the Elho greenville decorative pot.
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Estimated delivery time : 4-6 Working Days

Latin name: Trachycarpus fortunei
Guarantee: 100% growth and flowering guarantee
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Green stayer: Yes
Leafs all year: Yes
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No
Growing Height: 200 - 300 cm

What do I need?
• A deep pot or planter with holes in the bottom
• Pot shards or pebbles
• Potting soil

How do I plant the Chinese Windmill Palm in a pot?
The Trachycarpus fortunei is a brilliant container plant. This palm tree grows well in a large and especially deep flowerpot or planter. But there must be holes in the bottom of the pot or planter. Cover the bottom with pot shards or a layer of clay pebbles. Add potting soil to the pot and place the root ball of Trachycarpus fortunei at the correct height. Fill it up with potting soil and press firmly. Give the Windmill Palm plenty of water immediately after planting. Place the pot in a sheltered area, yet in the sun. A patio or balcony facing west or south is ideal.

The Chinese Windmill Palm in outdoor soil
The Trachycarpus fortunei does very well outdoors and can stay in the same spot for many years. Choose a sheltered spot in the garden for this strong palm, preferably in full sun. Create a spacious hole for planting and till the soil well. Place the root ball of the Windmill Palm at the correct height in the planting hole. The top side of the root ball should be just below ground level. Fill the planting hole up with soil, press it down firmly and water immediately. The Chinese Windmill Palm looks beautiful near a pond, in a rock garden or border, or combined with other exotic plants.


What do I need?
• Plant nutrients
• Cow manure pellets
How do I take care of the Chinese Windmill Palm in?
The Chinese Windmill Palm is a strong palm that is very easy to grow. Water the Chinese Windmill Palm on a regular basis, as the root ball must not dry out. For good growth in the summer, add plant nutrients to the irrigation water each month. Give cow manure pellets in early spring. Is the palm growing too big? If so, transfer the palm tree to a larger pot, using fresh potting soil.
Is the palm tree outdoors? Make sure that the soil does not dry out. Fertilise the palm in the spring.

How do I care for the Trachycarpus fortunei in winter?
The Chinese Windmill Palm is quite winter hardy. Is the palm tree outdoors? This palm tree can withstand temperatures of up to -18°C, sometimes even -25°C. Is it getting even colder? You can temporarily wrap the palm tree with a reed mat or fleece cloth. This way, the plant can remain outside. Shake any fallen snow off the leaves.
Is the Windmill Palm located on a balcony and in a pot? If so, you should bring the Windmill Palm inside if it frosts. Is this not possible? If not, wrap the plant with a reed mat or fleece cloth. Young plants are less winter hardy. It is best to always protect them from frost.


This evergreen palm from southern China has large fan-shaped leaves. Over the years, the trunk of the tree becomes more and more covered in brown rope-like fibres. In China, these fibres are used to make many products – carpets for instance. After a number of years, Trachycarpus fortune can eventually flower with hanging clusters of small beautiful yellow flowers.

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