SPECIES: Trachycarpus fortunei.
ORIGIN: Native to Central China & Southern Japan.
CLIMATE: Tropical, grows best in part sun but can do well in full sun.
FORM: Single thick dark brown trunk with bright green foliage. Fronds are large fan shaped. Flowers are bright yellow. Slow growing, hardy palm. It has fibrous, non-invasive, lateral root system.
MAINTENANCE: Low - Remove old fronds.
Keep soil moist and adjust watering depending on the season.
Use a 6 month slow release fertilizer twice per year.
MATURE HEIGHT: 6m
MATURE SPREAD: 2.5m