Item #: 2640
Zones: 7b to 9b, at least
Height: 70" tall
Culture: Sun to Part Sun
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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This very rare dwarf windmill palm was re-discovered by Gibbons and Spanner in 1993 in Yunnan, China, all on dry slopes at elevations above 6500'. T. nanus doesn't form a trunk...unless you are talking about the underground type...plant dyslexia at its finest! According to Gibbons and Spanner, the blue foliage resembles chamaerops (European fan palm). When the plants mature and finally engage in sexual activities, the resulting seeds are held on very upright stalks, unlike typical windmill palms.