The Trachycarpus fortunei 'Wagnerianus' discovered by Albert Wagner in Japan, probably has horticultural origin or according to other botanists is a real species native to the Japanese Alps.
Very elegant and with aristocratic forms this cultivar or species of Trachycarpus is easily identifiable due to the shorter and more rigid leaves, almost circular when young, hemispherical in adult plants. The palm reaches 9-10 meters in height and 10-25 cm in diameter, it has a noticeably slower growth than the T. fortuneii. More resistant to cold winds.
It is the palm that goes further north, withstanding temperatures of - 20 ° C, with cases recorded even of - 25 ° C, in perfectly acclimatized plants.