Trachycarpus Fortunei aka Windmill Palm is native to the Himalayas growing at altitudes of 8,000 ft often very cold and snowy in its native environment. The trunk on this palm is fibrous and matted looks like burlapp and acts as a natural insulator. This palm has seen -28 C in Bulgaria with no damage. Grows as far north as Montreal, Canada with protection. Cold Hardiness zone 7 little to no protection.
Trachycarpus Fortunei -aka Windmill Palm, this palm originates from the Himalayan mountains of China growing at altitudes of 8,000 feet. This palm is often snow covered and gets sub-zero temps in its native habitat. It has a matted trunk with brown fibres that look like burlap and help insulate this palm making it the hardiest trunking palm. Zone 7 palm but growing in zone 5b Montreal, Canada with protection.
Trachycarpus Fortunei -Windmill palm – chusan palm – A very cold hardy frost tolerant palm originating from the Himalayas growing at 8,000 feet and often getting sub-zero snowy conditions in its native habitat. Has a hairy trunk that helps insulate it from cold and waxy leaves. Zone 7 all day long and colder but with protection has been done as cold as zone 4.
Trachycarpus Fortunei aka Windmill Palm aka Chusan Palm- Palm originating from the Himalayan Mountains growing at 8,000 feet often snow covered in its native habitat. This palm has a trunk covered in a hair like fibrous substance helping to insulate it.
This palm has a 3 ft. (clear trunk) and is 6-7 ft. overall in height, and field grown so you will notice a thicker sized trunk than the size down. This palm is very cold hardy, originating from the Himalayas and grows at 8000 ft. in altitude. It is often snow covered and below freezing in its native habitat. It has a hairy fibrous trunk that helps insulate it from the cold. This palm grows well from central Florida to the northeast and is said to grow in all 50 states. It grows in Montreal, Canada with heavy protection. There is some work involved for it to live long term here, but there is great satisfaction gained when you grow a plant the tell you should not be able to live there.
This palm has 4 ft. CT and is about 7-8 ft. OA in height. It originated from the Himalayan mountains of China growing at elevations of 8000 ft. This palm is often snow covered and experiencing freezing temperatures. It has a hairy fibrous trunk that helps insulate this hardy fan palm. It grows from central Florida to the northeast all the way to Montreal, Canada.
This hardy palm has 5 CT and is 8-9 ft. OA. This palm originates from icy Himalayan mountains and is often snow covered where it grows at 8000 ft. in elevation. Zone 7 with little to no protection and experimental in colder places. Grows well in Montreal, Canada with experiments done by Cappadocia & Page Landscape designers with 6 years of success.
Palm cold hardy variety of fan palm with hairy trunk that originates from the Himalayan mountains growing at 8000 ft. and often snow covered in its native habitat. Makes an excellent choice for a tropical look around a pool or beside a tiki bar.
Very cold hardy palm tree from the Himalayas.