Trachycarpus takil or Takil Palm is at -18 °C the most hardy Trachycarpus, growing up to 2,400 m in the province of Kuman, north India.
Taller than Trachycarpus fortunei, it is also one of the tallest hardy palms.
Endangered in its habitat where the fibers are harvested.
Often confused with Trachycarpus fortunei but is a different species.
Kumaon palm, Takil palm
Kumaon province, northern India
Grows on grassy slopes up to 2,400 m
USDA Zone 6, -18 °C
Male and female plants.
A few days to 1-2 months
- soak 1-2 days
- sow in humid light mix
- 20-25 °C
- well drained soil
- water moderately
- Trachycarpus takil: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz