Chinese Windmill (Trachycarpus fortunei)


  • Full sun
  • Well drained soil
  • Drought tolerant

The windmill palm is native to mountainous area of asia,. This palm is one of the most cold tolerant in the world. It also grows well in sub tropical areas. If planted in windy locations the leaves start to look tatty.

It can grow up to 15m maybe taking it 100 years with a trunk about 35cm wide.

200mm pot – $29
300mm pot – $99
400mm pot – $150
45lt bag – $250
100lt bag Special Order

Light Requirements  

Full shade to full sun




Water regularly all year more in summer then back off over August. Mulch regularly to retain moisture levels

Soil Type 

Prefers moist fertile soil. Can adapt to most soil types. Good drainage

Fertilizing requirements 

The beginning of every season. Container plants can be fertilised less often with a slow release formula like Osmocote. Seasol monthly.

Victorian Growth rate 

Slow/ moderate

Max and Minimum Temperature tolerance

Cold and heat tolerant. Specimens can take frost between -12 and -17

We offer a range of delivery options to suit your location

These include:

True Green Nursery Delivery Van Covering Metropolitan Melbourne, Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas.

Local and Interstate freight companies.

Please provide us with your delivery address when submitting a quote and one of the True Green Team will contact you to provide a delivery price prior to confirming your order 

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