Trachycarpus fortunei Arecaceae Japan Palm Pot Ø18cm #10010
Trachycarpus fortunei Arecaceae Japan Palm Pot Ø18cm
The palm Trachycarpus Fortunei also known as Chamaerops Excelsa is a plant belonging to the family Arecaceae (subfamily Coryphoideae), native to Asia and frequently cultivated in Italy as an ornamental plant. Typically the palm reaches heights up to 10-15 meters. The leaves are fan-shaped, without spines, composed of numerous segments welded from the base to about mid-leaf, are brought on top of the stem and are 60-80 cm wide. The male flowers are yellow, greenish female ones, have a diameter of 2-4 mm and are borne on branched spadices long as 1 m. The fruit is kidney-shaped drupe ranging in color from yellow to black. Each fruit is about 10-12 mm long. Its growth is very rapid. It can reach a height of 12 meters and a frame of 15 cm in diameter. Temperature: the palm is more resistant to low temperatures also stand up well to the -15 - 18 ° C. This genre is very popular with fans of palm trees for his endurance and adaptability to cold climates with cool summers. The palms can tolerate the snow and ice in their native environments and are more hardy palms among those with a trunk. Location: mountainous areas of central China. Lighting: Full sun. Watering and humidity: Watering should be frequent in summer, less in winter. Multiplication: the seeds germinate very quickly, even after a few days after sowing, and a maximum after about 1 / 2 months. The young plants grow slowly during the first three years, then growth increases significantly.