Chinese Windmill Palm

If you would like to hire large palm trees the Chinese Windmill Palm AKA Trachycarpus fortunei or Chusan palm is ideal. A large hardy palm to hire for any event that requires large greenery. The leaves on the larger palm trees are high enough to form canopies for people to walk under, to achieve this effect palms of 2.5M or taller are needed.

Large Chinese Windmill Palms @ Canary Wharf, London
Large Chinese Windmill Palms @ Canary Wharf, London

The Chinese Windmill Palm has a trunk covered with coarse fibres giving the trunks a hairy look and has long evergreen (Palmate) fan shaped leaves. The fibres from the leafstalks and trunks had a number of uses the primary uses were to make ropes and cloth. Chinese Windmill Palm attains it’s maximum canopy wide of approximately 2-2.5M by the time it has reached approximately 2.25M tall and from this point they will grow taller but do not grow much wider.

Settings: Stand-alone centre piece specimen palm trees, in large spaces as a stunning palm tree, create a canopy effect or use as a walk through or frame an entrance.

Themes: beaches, coastline, seaside, jungles

Other palm trees available to hire are, Kentia Palms, Cordyline australis, Canary Island Date Palms.

Size ofChinese Windmill Palms

Palm Height: Choose from 2.25M-2.5M 2.5-3M (9ft +) (including planters).

Palm Width: 1.5 – 2M+ (5-7ft)

Self-collecting option: N.B. These are very heavy palm trees, difficult to lift and manoeuvre

  • Up to 2-3M palm trees – 2-3 people per plant
  • Larger palm trees 3M+ – 3 people per plant (call to discuss)

General Information when hiring Chinese Windmill Palms

Plant Style: Palm Tree

Chinese Windmill Palm Placement: Use to create impact, indoors or indoors in any space

Chinese Windmill Palm Rental Period: Outdoor & Indoor – all year round

Chinese Windmill Palm & Planter rent Charge Per Unit: £45 – £100+ depending upon the size of palms trees required

Chinese Windmill Palm Aftercare: Short term rental: None. Long term rental: An ideal plant as they are very hardy and require very little aftercare, you will be provided with aftercare documentation, on delivery of this plant. Aftercare rating = very easy.

For themed events complementary hire plants include:

If you are looking to hire large palm trees that we have not listed please call us 07929 121347.