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  Windmill Palm  
Common Name: Windmill Palm
Latin Name: Trachycarpus fortunei
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Features: Bark resembles burlap.
Comments: A small palm for use in small spaces, or close to the shore.
Problems: Fronds must be pruned away in pedestrian areas.
Firewise: No
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