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Chamaedorea cataractarum, Chamaedorea atrovirens, Cat palm, Cataract Palm, Cascade Palm

Chamaedorea cataractarum, Chamaedorea atrovirens

Cat palm, Cataract Palm, Cascade Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Mexico
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeKeep soil moistPalm or palm-like

In nature, this attractive palm grows in or near fast flowing streams, hence the specific name. In the home it requires a good supply of water, and medium light. It has dark green foliage, is very easy to care for, and makes a perfect house plant.

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