Photo by JLBG taken at Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC
Photo by taken at S. Hogan Gdn, OR
Trachycarpus fortunei 'Wagnerianus'
Chusan Hardy Windmill Palm
This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.Shop Available Trachycarpus
Item #: 4903
Zones: 7a to 9b
Height: 240" tall
For years, this wonderful palm masqueraded as Trachycarpus wagnerianus, but, as it turned out, it was botanically described from a cultivated specimen (a no-no) and never known from the wild. This is simply a seed cultivar of Trachycarpus fortunei, albeit a truly fine one. In addition to proving very winter hardy, it makes a 20' tall trunk exactly like typical Trachycarpus fortunei, except the stiff round leaves are stunningly beautiful and much shorter...18" diameter compared to 33" diameter for typical Trachycarpus fortunei.