Asked by: Soufyan Sakain
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th April, 2020

What soil does trachycarpus fortunei like?

Trachys thrive over clay, but you need to have a good layer of well drained topsoil on top of the clay. Putting clay into a pot is not a good idea as it lacks air and doesnt drain. The Trachycarpus is probably yellow due to lack of nutrient combined with lack of air in the soil.

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Likewise, what soil is best for palm trees?

Soil Needs Light and well-drained soils are imperative for healthy palm tree growth. Sand-based soil, like sandy loam, provides the best earth environment for spreading palm roots because palms do not like compacted soils with few air pockets, such as clay.

Beside above, how do you grow trachycarpus? plant by situation

  1. Coastal (Within 5 miles of the coast.
  2. Conservatories (Tolerate a pot, high light and dry air)
  3. Exposed (To wind and sun)
  4. House Plants/Indoor Plants (Tolerate a pot, low light and dry air)
  5. Pots (Okay in a pot but remember : plants grow in the ground)
  6. Seaside (Within 500ft of the sea.

Regarding this, what kind of soil do windmill palms need?

Windmill Palm should be grown in shade or partial shade on fertile soil to look its best, but it is also tolerant of full sun on well-drained soils when given ample moisture in the northern part of its range.

How fast is trachycarpus fortunei?

It can grow at a rate of about a foot of trunk a year and despite what you may think about this tree it grows best in cooler weather and actually dislikes extreme heat. It can grow to 20 metres but it may take 60 to 70 years to reach its full height.

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