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T wagnerianus as Bonsai

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Trachycarpus wagnerianus seems to be another ideal bonsai palm.

Here an 8 years old palm which got transplanted into ground in 2014:

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And onother one 12 years old in a Ø12cm x H10cm plastic pot:

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The latest leaf of that now 16 years old palm:

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cisco

Beatiful! And so healthy looking. 

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hbernstein

How does it tolerate root pruning? Do you bare-root it when pruning or just trim back the roots and potting mix? Any suggestions to keep one healthy long-term in a pot? 

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Pal Meir
29 minutes ago, hbernstein said:

How does it tolerate root pruning? Do you bare-root it when pruning or just trim back the roots and potting mix? Any suggestions to keep one healthy long-term in a pot? 

Normally I just trim back some roots and change parts of the potting mix. —

Below the first palm when it was planted into ground in 2014 still as a small bonsai. The next photo shows how it looks at present almost 5 years later, no more a little bonsai.

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Pal Meir

Oops, the last date must be 2019-01-22, of course: :mrlooney:

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Pal Meir

Now 16 years since germination, still in a Ø12cm x H10cm tiny plastic pot:

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Pal Meir

Very nice & compact new fan unfolding:

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Pal Meir

Now 17 years old, but still a dwarf:

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The black plastic pot inside is Ø12cm x H10cm small.

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jimmyt

Nicely done Pal!

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Cape Garrett

I have 2 in pots outdoors year round.  Wont grow in my soils so nice to see the age of yours and your success with it

 

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gtsteve

I think that it is the Kloster Eberbach fertilizer that he uses.  :-)

 

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hbernstein

How much light does the plant get? Is it usually at a bright window or under any plant lighting?

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26 minutes ago, hbernstein said:

How much light does the plant get? Is it usually at a bright window or under any plant lighting?

It is on the balcony and gets almost direct sun from noon to sunset.

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