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Trachycarpus fortuneiFrom £5.95
First introduced in 1843 this palm tree has proven the most popular and reliable for the UK climate.
Hardy in most parts of the UK it is an easy and trouble free plant.
Quality, cold grown, thick trunked and well rooted plants available in a selection of sizes.
Trachycarpus wagnerianusFrom £7.50
We sell both the biggest and best quality home produced waggies in the country if not the world as well as imported spanish ones.
Its important to emphasise we DO NOT SELL the cheap inferior Korean ones coming out of Holland.
Wagners fan palm , a beautiful compact Trachycarpus that is unaffected by the UK’s buffeting winds and always looks perfection.
Hardy in most parts of the UK, very easy to grow and quickly grows into a beautiful palm tree that can be left to fend for itself in all but the most severe of winters.
The most beautiful and sought after of the genus with its slight blue leaf colouration contrasted by a stunning white underside. Somewhat difficult to grow but well worth the effort, a very cold hardy palm suitable for most parts of the UK.
Trachycarpus princeps hybridFrom £19.95
Bought as Trachycarpus princeps seeds, but clearly not, these young palms display similarities to princeps, but are larger , faster growing and trouble free. This is NOT Trachycarpus nova, it can only be a hybrid between princeps and nova or fortunei.
Trachycarpus takagii (wagnerianus x fortunei)From £5.95
A fabulous Trachycarpus, combines the best of fortunei and wagnerianus. They can look quite spectacular with medium sized stiff symetrical leaves.
Trachycarpus manipur (Ukhrulensis)£19.95
A recently described Trachycarpus from Manipur , India.
Slow growing but very beautiful, probably the biggest Trachycarpus of the genus with huge leaves of more than 60 segments.
Slightly less cold hardy than fortunei but seems hardy enough for most parts of the UK in all but the most extreme of winters.
Trachycarpus novaFrom £8.95
A wild occurring Trachycarpus growing near to Trachycarpus princeps in China.Botanically very close to fortunei.
Probably the fastest growing of the Trachycarpus family , resembling Trachycarpus martianus when larger.
Seems slightly less cold hardy than fortunei, but recovers extremely rapidly.
Photos are of a plant in habitat and a beauty in Steve Winstanleys garden to show how they grow in the UK.
Reputed to be the hardiest of the Trachycarpus family having survived extreme lows at Villa Beccari where most other palms perished including some Trachcyarpus fortunei.
Often confused with Trachycarpus naini tal , a fortunei variant coming from the same region, and most palms on the market sold as takils are in fact Trachycarpus naini tals.
Slow growing and very distinctive, only small 2 or 3 year old palms are available on the market.