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Trachycarpus Latisectus. The Windermere Palm. 

The Trachycarpus Latisectus Palm is a very attractive palm only found in the wild in one one tiny location in the Sikkim Himalayas in north-east India which is threatened by deforestation. Only recently has it been introduced into cultivation. It has a solitary, grey coloured trunk, smooth when mature, topped by a open crown of between 15-25 almost circular large glossy fan shaped leaves with very broad leaf segments up to 5cm wide. These are a dark green above and slightly glaucous on the underside. The old leaves hang down in a skirt below the crown. Unarmed. This is a stunning looking palm. 


These are exceptional quality palms from a specialist grower. Photos to follow of the exact palms coming into stock from March 2020. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each palm is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our palms.


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  • Latin Name: Trachycarpus Latisectus.

    Common Name: The Widermere Palm.

    Native to: Tiny area in Sikkim Himalayas in India.

    Hardiness: -5/-7 degrees when mature. 

    Growth: Large almost circular fan shaped leaves with very broad leaf segments, similar in look to the Livistona Palm. Solitary grey coloured smooth trunk. Unarmed.  

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Soil: Rich, loamy soil but well draining.

    Moisture: Regular watering.

    Feeding: Fertilize during the growing season.

  • Pre-Order now for delivery from March 2020


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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