Trachycarpus wagnerianus - Plant
Description for Trachycarpus wagnerianus
Trachycarpus 'Wagnerianus' is an easily identified cultivar, with small, stiff leaves.The leaf crown is hemispherical and often extended, especially in younger individuals. New growth is margined with a short but dense white woolly tomentum.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Chusan Palm, Windmill Palm, Palm Waggy, Dwarf Chusan Palm||yellow||-||10-20 ft tall and 1-5 ft wide||Easy|
Planting and care
|Partial sun to Full sun||Does best in Rich, well-drained, damp but not wet soils with above average fertility.||Moderate. Grows well especially in rich, moist soil||Completely unharmed by temperatures down to 7Â°C (45Â°F).||No special demands compared to other types of palms. A slow release fertilizer with an N/P/K ratio of 3:1:2 or 3:1:3. Thus, a formulae of 15:5:15 or 12:4:8 would be adequate. Select a preparation that contains microelements and is preferably a slow release formulae.|
Caring for Trachycarpus wagnerianus
- A palm tree needs to establish its roots first.
Only when the roots have developed adequately does leaf development take place.
Under normal circumstances no need to provide any protection in winter. However, it would be sensible to wrap the crown and trunk of your palm with fleece in a prolonged period of sub zero temperatures.
Watering in rest period â€“ sparingly Watering in active growth period â€“ moderately Light â€“ bright Temperature in rest period â€“ min 7Â°C max 24Â°C (45-75Â°F) Temperature in active growth period â€“ min 16Â°C max 24Â°C (61-75Â°F) Humidity â€“ low
Typical uses of Trachycarpus wagnerianus
Ornamental use: Makes a great accent which fits well into small areas like courtyards and entries.It s a tough plant and survives in hot urban landscapes and even thrives there if watered and fed.Also a perfect palm for containers.
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