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Windmill Palm Tree

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Perfect if you want a tropical look in your backyard, courtyard or around the pool... even in colder climates!


Windmill Palm Tree

The Best 'Cold Hardy Palm Tree'


Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 3-4 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 2-3 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 1-2 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 3 Gallon

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 1 Gallon

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Experts Recommend

Planting Mix
Windmill Palm Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Windmill Palm Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


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DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
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1 oz. Per Ft. High Bare Root Plant

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If you've always longed to grow a palm tree, but thought they were only meant to grow in balmy tropical islands, you will find the Windmill Palm to be a dream come true. It is one of the most cold hardy palms available on the market today. 

Those of you living in northern gardening climates as high as zone 6 are still able to grow this stunning island beauty. Not only is Windmill Palm cold tolerant, but it is also unbelievably low maintenance and naturally pest resistant, too. 

Magnificent in stature, the Windmill Palm has beautiful fan-like fronds that are arranged symmetrically in a bunched group. This forms a crown of stunning green foliage that grows atop the trunk and can get to about 8 feet wide. 

The oblong finger-like leaves sway on the rustic brown trunk and gives that quintessential palm look that we expect to see when we think of gorgeous palm trees. The texture of Windmill’s upright trunk resembles burlap and gives an aged appeal to this palm that lends a magnificent presence and elegance. 

A slow-growing species, the Windmill Palm can grow up to 40 feet. However, it is more commonly found at heights of 10 to 20 feet. The rise of this palm makes it ideal for use as an accent piece, so don’t hesitate to buy several and use them to frame your deck, pool or driveway. 

You can pot a Windmill Palm in a large container and grow it on a patio or front porch. It’s wonderfully situated on a pool deck since it creates next to no debris that can land into the water. If you’re wondering where you've spotted a Windmill Palm before, it may very well have been at the entrance of one of the picturesque tropical hotels you've vacationed at previously. 

The Windmill Palm grows well in full sun to partial sun. It is able to adapt to many soil types as long as it’s well-drained. It truly takes very little effort on your part for this tropical beauty to flourish. 

Windmill happens to be highly pollution resistant as well, so you can plant it right next to your sidewalk and up against the street or in a road divider. It will not be the least bit bothered by car exhaust or other types of pollution that could easily kill other trees. 

Fundamentally easy to care for, simple to grow and giving instant tropical appeal to any landscape, it is no wonder the Windmill Palm is considered best in class when it comes to palm tree choices. The opportunities to use this gorgeous tree are endless, so snap up your very own Windmill Palm today.

Growing Zones: 6-11

Mature Height: 25-30 ft.
Mature Width: 6-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Trachycarpus fortunei
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 6-11
This plant is recommended for zones: 6-11
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It's Easy to Plant your Windmill Palm Tree

Specific Directions for Windmill Palm Tree
Place your Windmill Palm in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Windmill Palms are very shade tolerant and prefer shade to direct sunlight. Your Windmill Palm will adapt to your natural soil as long as it's well draining, even if your soil is sandy or heavy in clay.

Water your Windmill Palm Tree every other day for the first three months after planting it. After that water your Palm once a week. Keep the soil moist, not over saturated and make sure that your Windmill Palm doesn't sit in any standing water. Windmill Palms only need extra water during times of drought.

Fertilize your Windmill Palm once Every Spring, Summer and Fall. Use a slow release palm specific fertilizer. If the leaf blades are yellow your Windmill Palm needs a fertilizer that's high in magnesium.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Windmill Palm Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Windmill Palm Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Windmill Palm Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Purchased one last April-we are in Zone 6-40 miles west of Pittsburgh PA. Grew nicely last summer. ""Overwintered"" it in early December.We had one of the coldest Winters ever-many nights close to zero to -5 and -10 degrees. Unwrapped it in early April and it survived very well. It now has 5 new huge healthy fronds and looks GREAT!
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December 31, 2012
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over 2 years ago
I purchase a windmill palm about a year ago as a gift for my dads birthday. I figured I would get him one, see what it looked like, and I was going to order about 6 for my own backyard.... Well thank goodness I didn't. I purchased the larger one, and without exaggeration, it's a large twig with one small fron on the top. It will take many MANY many years to get to the size that fast growing trees shows in their picture. BUYER BEWARE!!!! I am regretful that I did not return it. On the upside, they are correct, it is cold hearty... My dads twig survived the winter....
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
OMG...the $70 tree was 10 inches at the most and shoved in a box with 3 other trees...one was broken in half by the time it made it to my house. PATHETIC waste of money
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
I love palm trees, I purchased 5 of them. This year we had a mild winter so my palms are looking good. But I wish they would grow faster
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
Great tree even after transplanting at our new house. Bought over 8 years ago and transplanted almost 6 years ago. Was 2 ft new and now is over 9 ft
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December 31, 2012
I planted these palm trees on the beach next to my pond, I live in Michigan so I am hoping they will do alright in our cold climate. They give my beach a tropical look, they arrived in very good condition, and were quite tall already. I am very pleased, I will be ordering more later
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December 31, 2012
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the palms are hardy in new York city if you warp them up in the coldest months. Some of the palms made it though the winter without protection,but I take no chances now.
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December 4, 2014
Purchased
11 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
I bought 2 Windmill Palms in 3 gallon pots, I live in NH and like to push the limits. Both came packaged very nicely, I gave 4 stars because one came with lots of leaves and the other has 4 leaves so they dont match
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
I admit that I was a bit skeptical but this beautiful palm survived the winter in Northern Virginia and is spectacular on my deck.
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December 31, 2012
I purchased 4 windmills in early spring this year and planted them in back of my pool between basjoo banana tree. It looks great. So far they are all happy and doing great. I had one by my waterfall for the past 4 years and wrap it in burlap and stuff it with leaves in the winter,and it does fine
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
The palm arrived in perfect condition. I couldn't believe how well it was packed. The plant really took off and showed fantastic growth this spring and summer. I am from one of those areas where the myth ""palms won't grow here"" exists (6b). I'll let you now how it goes in the spring
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
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one died on me, rest are groing fine have snow on them now and still look good
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November 16, 2014
lake ozark mo, MO, US
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
6
this was a gift I sent to some one else and they were very pleased
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
bought 2 windmills last fall. was under the impression the trunk would be taller than 10 inches...they were listed as 4 to 6 ft but its all fronds. i live in NY and they did make it through the winter but they do have a lot of brown ends.
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December 31, 2012
I live on Long Island, NY which is zone 6 and bought my first windmill palm over a year or so ago. It died after a few months as the winter approached. I was given a partial refund and bought another more mature windmill. It looked great all summer then winter came and it shriveled up and died too. Wasted more money as these trees are not hardy at all in winter. Friend of mine had one in pot on his patio and same thing happened in winter. Stay away from these if you live in zone 6
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
get 3 gallon not 1 gallon
the reason for only 3 stars is due to the condition of the 1 gallon vs. the 3 gallon. The 3 gallon was delivered in perfect health and is thriving on my deck in virginia. The one gallon arrived well packaged but with a lot of brown spots and not in good health. I am trying my best it to keep it alive. The palms were purchased about a week apart. It is well worth the price difference for not only for the difference in the height but the health of the tree.
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April 16, 2015
mechanicsville, VA, US
Growing Zone:
7
we bought two four years ago, planted them around our pool and they are both doing great. both of them are growing like weeds. we live in georgia , we really love our palms. will be buying more next year
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December 31, 2012
Trees came nicely packaged no damage and in good shape they are pretty young about 3 ft tall planted them in the spring they did not show much growth above ground but i think palms estalablish their root system first too early to be able to give a complete review we will see how they servive this winter and see how they are doing next summer plan on protcting them if their is any cold snaps this winter we are in North Carliona between zone 7 b and zone 8 so we shall see how they do will add to this review if i can to update their progress
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
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NEW & FUTURE CUSTOMER
Was Healthy & Green & Took Hold Very Quickly & GREAT PRICES... SO GLAD I FOUND Fast-Growing Trees :)
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December 5, 2014
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11 months ago
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Windmill Palm
I love the look of this plant, but I can't provide a true review due to the fact that my first one died after an uncharacteristically brutal winter that it should have survived in my growing zone. I have replaced it, and have it potted currently so that I can relocate it should this winter be as cold.
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October 26, 2014
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
4
Showed up today was about 2 ft tall had leafs still. looked very nice. i had bought the one gallon but it showed up in the three gallon? anyways looked very nice probably wont plant it this year.
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April 28, 2015
emporia, KS, US
Growing Zone:
6
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50/50
One of them is doing fine but the other -- precisely 15 feet from it and getting the same amount of wind/sun -- is dying. I cannot figure out why since they were planted exactly the same way.
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February 28, 2015
Purchased
8 months ago
Its December here in VA I planted two windmills out front and I have two in large pots n the back yard. They r the only things still green n still growing. I love them n all my neighbors think iam nuts. We'll c when they get judge
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Palm arrived in perfect shape and is doing great.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Awesome little tree. We had the hardest winter last year when we took our ""silos"" off the trees we weren't sure they were going to make it but they better this summer than last
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December 31, 2012
I bought 3 of the windmill palms and they came in very good condition...I was just wondering if I need to do anything for the winter to protect them ...I live in Oklahoma and our winters can be very cold and snow sometimes.
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December 31, 2012
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Doing well
Not sure how to rate Hardiness yet. Potted as recommended and the Windmill Palm seems to be doing very well. I will follow mulching directions and hope for the best over the winter.
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October 25, 2014
Purchased
1 year ago
Fast service
Purchased the he palm on Sunday on line ,received it Wednesday afternoon in perfect condition planted in a planter & it's doing well thanks Pam of fast growing tree's!!!!
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June 4, 2015
Floral park, NY, US
Growing Zone:
6
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Bought 3 two years ago I live in nj and very happy growing fantastic. First year brought inside for winter this past year left outside and covered with burlap survived the cold to 10 degrees would recommend
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July 26, 2015
Purchased
4 months ago
windmill palm tree
I would recommend this tree. mine is doing very well. it came packaged very nicely and needs minimal care. thanks very much for such a beautiful tree,
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July 28, 2015
Purchased
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
windmill palm tree
I am very happy with my palm tree. I always receive healthy trees from Fast-Growing Trees. I would recommend them to anybody.
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July 29, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
Growing Zone:
6
windmill Palm
The plant was shipped on time and was in good shape at delivery. It i out by the pool and doing well.
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July 26, 2015
Purchased
4 months ago
Windmill Palm. Awesome
Couldn't be happier purchased two last year and survived the New York winter. So I bought three more love them
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July 30, 2015
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Very Kool
so far so good zone 6
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Growing is good.
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July 30, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
Windmill Palm Tree
So far the tree is growing just fine! It was planted in honor of my grandson's birth, to grow along with him!
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July 24, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
so far so good
I love my windmill palm, i have not had it through a winter yet so i must hold off on a final decision..... It is healthy so far and growing well'
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July 29, 2015
Wyandotte mi., MI, US
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
Windmill palm
Arrived in great shape. I planted it in a bigger pot and it is definitely growing. I'm going to keep it inside this winter and plant in outside next spring. Can't wait to see it grow tall!
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August 1, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
Very nice
Arrived in good shape put it in the ground, we will see, so far very beautiful.

Rex
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August 2, 2015
Purchased
2 weeks ago
One gal plant is small
Plant arrived in good condition. I live in Zone 6B so the purchase is an experiment, therefore price was an issue. Plant is small but has put on good leaf growth over the summer. I'm glad I made the purchase but don't plan on another purchase due to size. Definitely would not purchase one this size if I lived where temperatures are favorable for survival.
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July 24, 2015
Purchased
6 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
Still growing
This is not a fast growing tree but it is alive and well with two new fronds coming out since receiving it a month and a half ago.
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July 28, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Winter hardy
I have had the windmill Palm only a few months seems to be doing well but very slow grower. I was hoping to plant it in the ground but heard they are only winter hardy with lots of care / prep.ay take in for a few winters to allow it to grow some before exposing it to cape may winters.
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July 25, 2015
Purchased
4 months ago
Windmill Palm Tree
I ordered this Palm Tree based on its hardiness. I'm hoping that it will live there winter.
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July 24, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
Windmill Palm
The tree arrived very healthy, beautiful and rather quick. it's a bit smaller than i thought it was going to be.
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July 29, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
6
windmill palm
it came packaged very well. However i had ordered 2 of these- one came and looked super- the other one was much smaller and unhealthy-most of it is brown. I keep babying it- however its still not in good shape. I planted these in pots and have them along with my other 2 palms that i ordered too-on the patio----everyone admires these. Only wished that i could of gotten 2 healthy ones. Maybe you will send me a new one in replace of this unhealthy one.......It would really make me think again about ordering more for the family and friends.
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July 27, 2015
Purchased
3 months ago
Nice Palm Tree
I wanted a palm tree just for a different look in my back yard and this variety grows ok in Virginia. I have seen them in a yard or two within my county. the tree arrived very quickly and in great shape. I immediately planted, watered and fertilized it upon arrival. I continued to water it generously for about a week and then let the rain do its job. The tree seems to be growing ok, although a bit slower than I had expected.
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August 1, 2015
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
1 out of 2 Trees....not so good
I was leery about buying trees off an internet site, but bought the insurance relieve my fears. So, the two palms arrived crammed in a long box about 5 days after ordering them. I live in the desert and it was about 100 degrees. It was at least that hot when I opened the box. One tree seems to be "okay" after a month, the other is showing signs that it is not going to make it. I sure hope Fast-Growing stands behind these trees should one or both, not make it.
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August 1, 2015
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
7
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I purchased 3 windmill palm trees 2 months ago and 1 died out and the one you sent me to replace it is making it but it just seems like neither of the 3 is really growing they actually look just like the day I recieved them is there something I'm not doing right ?
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July 25, 2015
Purchased
5 months ago
Small windmill palms
I ordered two small palms for about $20 each. When they arrived they looked very dead but I put them in my heated greenhouse with hopes of rejuvenation. That did not work. Then I went to a local nursery where I found the same windmill palms except twice as big for $15 each. However the icecream banana I got which shipped later in the spring is doing fine.
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July 25, 2015
Purchased
6 months ago
Not happy
Bought 6 palms. 4 windmill, 2 pindo. 2 of the 4 windmill palms died. They were also much much smaller than I expected. Would not buy them from here again. I'd rather buy local.
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August 1, 2015
Purchased
1 month ago
Windmill Palm Tree Shipment
When I ordered the Windmill Palm I was informed it would not Ship until August 10, 2015.
It is difficult to write a review on how I like it at the end of July 2015
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August 1, 2015
Purchased
2 weeks ago
the first palm I bought did not withstand the cold temp bought another palm but will take it in when cold must be more specific as to temperatureungamsam
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December 31, 2012
I love the Windmill Palm Tree. I live in Massachusetts where one you buy a palm, everyone buys a palm. My grandma bought one for her pool. I bought one too, but i'm going to put it in a pot. Tip don't but Palm Trees from tyty nursery in Georgia because it will die
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December 31, 2012
At Worlds Of Fun In Kansas City, MO there are some Windmill Palm Trees planted and everywhere I go I see them in pots now. If only they would grow faster
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December 31, 2012
Beautiful tree! Would love to have a yard full of them.
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December 31, 2012
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these are nice trees.
I have seen palms in Hawaii and California. they are nice trees. I like them a lot.
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December 16, 2014
cadiz, KY, US
Growing Zone:
7
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I love palm trees
I was born in hawaii. I love the tropics. I don't like tree haters.

they don't care about the climate. If it wasn't for trees we wouldn't be here. I care for both trees and animals.
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December 1, 2014
cadiz, KY, US
Growing Zone:
7
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How tall is the Windmill Palm when it arrives?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2014
How tall does the 1 gallon and 3 gallon come delivered?
Mary R on Mar 13, 2015
I live just East of Indianapolis, I have a Windmill palm that is on it's 2nd year outside I have covered it up during REALLY COLD snaps Below 5 degrees waiting to see what happens this spring . It is only about 1 1/2 foot tall. How should I prepare it for a WINTER Blast ? Or should I leave it alone?
Will A on Mar 9, 2015
My windmill palm has a new growth at the top that resembles a corn stalk header only much larger that appears to be full of seeds. This "header" is yellowish in color . What is happening, will this produce anything such as coconuts? Does it need to be trimmed off?
John P on Apr 19, 2015
Where can I find the 6 to 8 foot windmill?
A shopper on Oct 15, 2014
Is it possible to plant these trees into a large container and if so what is the recommended size ? Thank you
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
Best Answer: Yes,I live in Michigan and when I planted it( 5ft Palm)in the ground it did not make it the winter.So the next one they replaced it(2ft palm) with is alot smaller so I put in a pot.I keep in the house in the winter and outside for the summer.I planted mine in a pot about 13 inch round so that I can move it around easly. I hope I helped.Good luck.
Reply · Report · Kelly S on Jun 3, 2014
Do windmill palms do well in zone 7Do windmill palms do well in zone 7?
A shopper on Jun 12, 2014
Best Answer: I am in zone 6, but have not wintered my palm outside yet. Quite slow-growing, so mine is planted in large pot which I overwinter in my unheated basement. I grow 'Musa Basjoo' banana outside here though, and I mulch well with a wire cage filled with straw. It does fine. Since it has similar requirements as Windmill Palm, I'm expecting mine to do fine when I eventually plant in ground.
Reply · Report · christina w on Jul 2, 2014
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Will It Grow In Cincinnati Ohio ????
KameronD15 on Mar 3, 2015
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Will the windmill palm grow in zone 6?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2014
Best Answer: Yes the Windmill Palm will grow in zone 6.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 10, 2014
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when is the best time to transplant palm trees? I live in Las Vegas, NV and it's June 26th and I have a bunch of seedlings that sprung up and I want to put in containers. Is now a good time to do so, if not - when?
penygwen on Jun 29, 2014
Best Answer: It should be fine to go ahead and transplant your Windmill Palms into containers. Make sure they're properly watered after being transplanted.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 7, 2014
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Is there a guarantee that comes with the trees?
Angela J on Feb 26, 2015
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Will the Windmill palm do well in Northwest Ohio?
Nina O on Jul 6, 2014
Best Answer: It depends on where exactly you are in Northeast Ohio. If you're outside of zone 6 then it gets too cold for this tree.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/ZoneMap.htm
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 10, 2014
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how often should you water?
A shopper on Jun 5, 2014
Best Answer: Water your Windmill Palm every other day for the first three months, then once a week for the remainder of the first year after planting. A constant source of water is imperative to ensure the required nourishment for healthy frond growth, to battle stress common among newly planted trees and to promote a strong root system. Watering after the first year depends upon the moisture retention in the planting area. Make sure the soil remains moist but not soggy. Warm summers may require more frequent watering, sometimes as much as twice weekly. It’s best to monitor the watering requirements during hot dry periods.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 13, 2014
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I am considering purchasing 2 or 3 palms around our pool which is surrounded by concrete padding. How close can you plant these palms to the padding without having to worry about the roots cracking the concrete?
Ed M on Mar 20, 2015
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how do I dig up a 12 tall Palm and plant in new location?
Joel S on Feb 12, 2015
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Can this palm tree survive frosts and snows? Should I put it in my basement for the winter. By the way I am in zone 6 but quite frankly closer to 5 than zone seven.
j.hauman on Sep 22, 2014
Best Answer: Jonathan, I bought two of these and have them in rather large pots, I bought them April 13,,, they are gorgeous , however, I do bring them in around end of October ! They are beautiful inside!!! Move them back out in early spring! You'll love them, continuous new fronds ! Hoping this helps, Valerie
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How tall is the 3 gallon plant?
A shopper on Aug 30, 2014
Best Answer: My windmill palm arrived healthy and in great condition. The plant was 3ft. tall from the top of the soil level to the tallest frond. Since I have received it (June 2014) it has developed two more new fronds and is growing beautifully. All the fronds arrived intact and in good shape and incurred no damage during shipping.
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Reply · Report · kevin M on Sep 23, 2014
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What is the best season or time to plant?
Bill C on Jun 20, 2015
Best Answer: Here in Florida the fall is best, it gives the plant a good 8 months before it has to survive a Florida summer.
Reply · Report · James B on Jun 21, 2015
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how tall is a windmill palm in a 3 gallon pot ? how large of a container do i need to transplant a 3 gallon tree into ?
don e on Jun 5, 2015
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What and when is the best time to trim the leaves? I live in Tampa, FL
Nancy C on May 4, 2015
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I live just south of springfield ill. Can this windmill palm survive here?
Randy S on Mar 16, 2015
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Can you plant this in the fall in zone 7?
Jalene B on Sep 14, 2014
Best Answer: We recommend that you get the Windmill Palm planted 6-8 weeks before the first frost.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 15, 2014
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ARE SURE THIS PALM TREE GROW IN NJ EVANT THE WINTER WE GET LOT OF SNOW ?
REDDY on Jul 20, 2015
Best Answer: with the winter that we just had, I lost the trees but I think that it is because of the unusually colder than usual temps that we had. I addition, I did get the warranty on the trees and this year I will wrap them prior to the winter temps. I have read that these trees are pretty strong but I would go with your gut.
Reply · Report · Richard E on Jul 20, 2015
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i bought 2 of them 6 feet tall they died on me in the first winter,i live in NJ ?
A shopper on Oct 9, 2014
Best Answer: Not surprised our small one is not doing well in Wa state.
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Is it possible to trim the windmill palm so it will not grow too tall?
Yvonne W on Aug 25, 2014
Best Answer: No, you cannot remove or trim the growing part of the palm. The fronds come from the center of the plant and this is where the new growth occurs. Removing the developing frond will cause damage to the palm tree and the tree will suffer and die. You can remove unsightly fronds from the lower area of the tree, however, fronds produce food for the palm and removing too many can cause and untimely death.

Kevin
Reply · Report · kevin M on Sep 23, 2014
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I live in Seattle Washington, will this tree not only grow but do well here?
Brad C on Jun 2, 2015
Best Answer: We live in northern RI and purchased the palm in 2013, the first winter it did not survive. It was replaced and the second winter we wrapped and tried to protect it from the elements as suggested by others, the palm did not survive. We did not plant a third time. Don't know if this is helpful but good luck.
Reply · Report · anne h on Jun 3, 2015
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Do you need to feed the palm trees?
A shopper on Jul 11, 2014
Best Answer: yes you need to feed your palim once a mounth warter heavy in summer it will not grow in zone 5 and the sellers will not refund money or a new tree it s alittle scamiePAB
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I was given 2 windmill palms on Mothers day. We planted them in my yard. What kind of fertilizer do I need, some of the leaves on one are yellowing. I read about burlap for winters, I'm in Michigan. How do I wrap the trees for winter? Do I just wrap the trunk or Should I cover the entire tree? I'm in zone 6
Kathy L on Jul 29, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Kathy
You want to use a palm specific fertilizer. Granular would be my preference to avoid root burn that can sometimes happen to palms from the salts in liquid fertilizer. Living in zone 8 I haven't had the practice of winterizing your type of winter. I did see some informative forums from people who live in Michigan so I am passing along the site to you.

forums.gardenweb.com › Garden Forums › Palms & Cycads

Happy Gardeing
Reply · Report · Lisa BStaff on Jul 30, 2015
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How many inches per year can it grow in Louisiana?
A shopper on Sep 13, 2014
Best Answer: The Windmill Palm has a growth rate of about 18 inches per year.
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Narrow trunk palms?
Edward on Sep 8, 2014
Best Answer: Well, mine is still narrow because this thing is a VERY slow grower. It looks beautiful, about 3 feet tall now because the leaves are so long. The trunk is only two inches across and a foot high - the rest of it is leaves. I haven't had any problems with the plant at all - it's a very easy keeper - just plan on it taking basically forever to reach any kind real height.
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is there any warranty when I purchase this palm tree?
A shopper on Jul 5, 2014
Best Answer: There is an optional one year warranty the can be purchased.

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/Guarantee.htm
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 10, 2014
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sprouts of branches growing from inside out of the tree?
A shopper on Jun 11, 2014
Best Answer: Yes it grows from the inside, but it's not a fast growing palm. Mine has only grown about an inch in the year I've had it.
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do the roots grow more downward or outward at full growth?
STEVE M on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: The Windmill Palms have shallow Noninvasive roots. They grow downwards and laterally in sort of a crown shape. The roots are slender and grow as far as the crown of leaves.
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are these trees toxic to pets?
Becky J on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: The Windmill Palm is nontoxic to cats and dogs, but it shouldn't be fed to them if you plan to use your palm for any type of cooking.
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does it have poisionous flowers or berries? does it have flowers?
george on Apr 23, 2015
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Will this grow in zone 5?
Evelyn E on Apr 22, 2015
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What is the approximate height of your 3Gallon Windmill Palm?
Stacy C on Apr 6, 2015
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