Species: Trachycarpus fortunei (Hook) H. Wendl.
Italian common noun: Palma rustica
Synonim: Chamaerops excelsa
Family: Arecaceae
Natural shapesTrees EvergreenFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / - 10° CClimate resistance: + / - 10° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Far East.

Botanical characteristics: It is an evergreen palm tree, whose single trunk is columnar, unbranched and covered with a dense net of dark fibers. It has fan-shaped leaves, composed of several segments incised up to half or more, dark green and shiny on the upper side, lighter green below. Its stalk is long, sturdy, thorny. The new leaves grow at the apex of the trunk while the lowest ones fall leaving on the stem part of the stalk. It is a dioecious plant with male and female flowers on different plants. It has inflorescence with a pendulous panicle of yellow flowers followed by clusters of ovoid blue-black fruits.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It prefers fertile, well-drained soil but can adapt to any soil. It must be sheltered from strong winds and cold. It is the only palm that resists snow and frost. It is widespread throughout the Po Valley.

Use: It is used in parks and gardens as a single plant or even in small groups. It is suitable for pots and planters. In urban greenery it is used in flowerbeds, for avenues, squares, both planted on the ground and cultivated in large pots.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Zolla Altezza tronco 15-30 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 30-50 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 50-60 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 60 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 60-70 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 80 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 80-100 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 100 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 100-125 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 125-150 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 150-175 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 175-200 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 200-250 cm
Zolla Altezza tronco 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 450-500 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 500-600 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso Altezza tronco 600-700 cm