Most gardeners want to know how fast do windmill palm trees grow before they can embark on growing their own.
The windmill palm (Trachycarpus fortunei) is an evergreen perennial palm tree that is part of the Arecaceae family.
Windmill palms are naturally slow-growing. They can grow up to 40 feet but in most cases, it’s growth stunts at around 10 to 20 feet. Their growing pace is quickened with an even fertilizer regimen, consistent soil moisture, and a long warm growing season.
Provide consistent soil moisture. During the warm growing season, provide this plat with 1 – 2 inches of irrigation water to the root. Although this plant is drought tolerant, it will increase its growth if the soil is always moist.
Their growing pace is quickened with an even fertilizer regimen, consistent soil moisture, and a long warm growing season. A windmill palm can be coaxed to grow no more than 12 to 18 inches long each year with proper care.