The Trachycarpus Fortunei is known for its kinked leaves and small bumps on the leaf.
These palms originally grew in the wind on the coast and snap their leaves for protection. With this precaution the palm ensures that an entire stalk does not break off with every gust of wind.
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The Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm originally grows at high altitudes in the Himalayan mountains. The Trachycarpus is a palm that can be placed both indoors and outdoors. It is hardy and will survive the Dutch winters just fine.
Care & tips Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm
The Trachycarpus Fortunei is a true sun lover and likes to be in the sun to stay healthy. Being in the sun also means the palm needs more water. Make sure that you water your plant well, especially in the summer months. You can also give your palm some extra food in the summer to encourage growth. It is best for this mediterranean plant to use special palm nutrition.
Water requirements Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm
This sun lover is a thirsty type and the soil should always be kept slightly moist, especially in summer. Make sure, however, that you do not over-water the plant so that the roots are flooded. This can cause root rot. In the winter months the soil may dry out between waterings before you water again. Less sunshine in the winter months means less water consumption.
Light requirements Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm
The Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm prefers a sunny spot. It tolerates direct sunlight well and even needs it to keep its beauty. The Trachycarpus is hardy to temperatures of minus 17 degrees Celsius. In the event of frost we recommend wrapping the trunk in a special tree cover or plastic foil.
Is the Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm a poisonous houseplant?
The Trachycarpus Fortunei is not known to be poisonous. We do recommend, however, that the leaves should not be consumed or processed in food.
How will my Trachycarpus Fortunei - 240cm be delivered?
This trendy houseplant will be sent in a pot. All our houseplants are sent in specially designed boxes. The unique interior of the shipping boxes ensures that the houseplants are firmly positioned in the box and cannot move around. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.