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Windmill Palm 5 Seeds (Trachycarpus Fortunei) - Frost Hardy Palm!

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Windmill Palm 5 Seeds (Trachycarpus Fortunei) - Frost Hardy Palm!

Windmill Palm 5 Seeds (Trachycarpus Fortunei) - Frost Hardy Palm! Click image to enlarge
Description 5 seeds
T. fortunei is a dioecious evergreen palm forming a small tree with a stout, fibre-covered trunk bearing a terminal tuft of deeply divided, fan-shaped dark green leaves to 1m in width, and large arching sprays of small, light yellow flowers. It grows in most parts of Britain, except perhaps in cold, exposed areas in the far north. One of the most rewarding exotic palms to grow and is extremely easy in cultivation.
Sowing: Sow indoors at any time of year.
Soak the seed in warm water for two to three days; change the water each 24 hours.
Sow into trays containing the sowing medium, Sow ¼in (6mm) deep uncover the medium to view the roots.
The best sowing medium is a sterile one. Perlite and vermiculite work well, as does coir otherwise a sterile peat/sand mix can be used. The medium should be barely damp but not wet. Be sure not to add too much water.
These seeds germinate at room temperature only 18 to 21°C (64 to 70°F). Do not use tropical greenhouses or heated propagator!

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