Chamaedorea elegans, Collinia elegans, Neanthe bella, Parlour Palm

Chamaedorea elegans, Collinia elegans, Neanthe bella

Parlour Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-like plant

One of the most popular palms in the world, its ability to put up with low light, drought and general abuse is legendary. Additionally it flowers when still quite young. Too well known to need any description, it has been in use since Victorian times and is suitable for home or conservatory. A very attractive, small, single stemmed palm, to about 6ft tall, with light green colors, pinnate leaves. Its usually seen in clumps, since it looks more attractive this way, however this is just due to multiple seeds being sown together.

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