Description of Trachycarpus Wagnerianus, Chusan Palm
Family: Arecaceae, Palmaceae, Palm
Origin: China and North India
Color Foliage: Deep green
Color: yellow flowers
Height: up to 15 m
Name: Trachycarpus Wagnerianus, chusan palm, palm mill, Wagner Chinese palm or Chamaerops excelsa Wagnerianus
Its main asset is to be partthe most rustic palms since it supports up to -18 ° C more the fins being shorter are more resistant to the wind. It is a variant of T.Fortunei, modified by the hand of the man Mr Wagner.
It is formed of a single trunk (stipe) unbranched several meters at the top of which stands a bouquet of dark green evergreen leaves, measuring up to 80 cm long , cut into many pointed segments and forming a small fan. Its leaves are much smaller and stiffer than T.fortunei, making them more resistant and aesthetic. Tolerant to drought and wind , Trachycarpus Wagnerianus is finally more elegant than his cousin T.fortunei, he is more adaadaptable to the Mediterranean regions. Its other cultural requirements and its resistance to cold, however, are equivalent to that of the hemp palm. Both species hybridize very easily. Despite its high ornamental quality, trachycarpus wagnerianus is a rarely cultivated species.
Soil and exposure of the Palm Trachycarpus Wagnerianus
The hemp palm Wagnerianus will enjoy the sun or slightly in the shade, protected from cold and drying winds that damage the leaves, in a rich soil, well drained and humiferous. The hot, dry climate will not bother him. However we note a slower growth than his cousin.
Strong point of Trachycarpus Wagnerianus
High resistance to cold down to -18 ° C
Drought tolerance (ideal southern region)
Moderately fast growth
Enjoy well in wet and cool areas
The color of inflorescenses (yellow)
Very stiff palm
Temperature of rresistance of trachycarpus wagnerianus
-18 ° C
Condition:The resistance temperature is suitable for a Palm tree planted in the ground for at least 3 years. It is advisable to always mulch on the ground in the cold regions.
Video wintering of the Palm trees in Alsace
We made a winter video of the Palm trees in Alsace do not hesitate to click above on the "VIDEO WINTERING"
Particularity of Wagnerianus trachycarpus palms:
Provenance: Spain canton of Valencia.
Quality of the Palms: dark green and firm
Stipe 'trunk': Well-formed fleshy
quality of rooting: medium
Percentage of recovery 90%
98% of satisfied customers
the total height is pot included.
Pot 25 lts trunk 50 / 60cm total height 170 / 180cm.