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Trachycarpus fortunei Wagnerianus

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Trachycarpus fortunei Wagnerianus Waggie Palm, Windmill Palm,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Open Canopy, Upright

A moderate-growing palm tree with a graceful appearance. Growing up to heights of 3-5m tall with a slender hairy trunk and stiff dark green fronds forming a rounded dense top. If not cleaned it forms a skirt of dead fronds around the trunk. A great plant for a glamorous tropical look to the landscape when room is available, best suited to courtyards and containers. A tougher compact variety of fortunei with smaller, stiffer leaves.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Indoor Plant, Park And Gardens, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Arecaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High