Call: (+91) 9595 419429 (10AM - 6PM) | care@nurserylive.com

All India Delivery | Offers | Largest Online Nursery | Track Order
Cart empty in cart
 x 

Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant

chamaedorea metallica palm, miniature fishtail palm - plant title=
Note: The image is for reference purpose. Actual plant height will be 0.5 to 3ft.
Chamaedorea Metallica Palm has foliage with a dark metallic blue green sheen like the colour of gunmetal. This single stemmed palm has leaves in the shape of a chalice or fish s tail being simple, undivided and notched at the tip.
( 151 times booked in last 90 days )
Sales price R 388
No stock
Get Rs 310 Flower bulbs Free


The pack contains 5 bulbs each of
  • Gladiolus bulbs
  • Rajanigandha bulbs
  • Zephyranthes bulbs
*Offer valid on all orders. Offer valid till stock last.
*Use coupon : FMTFRG

Also : 8 inch Plastic Pot Free!!

-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants

Chamaedorea metallica, is native to Mexico. This palm has a foliage with a dark metallic blue-green sheen hence the common name Metallica Palm. This palm is usually planted in a group of two or three. This is slow growing small palm that is perfect for small landscapes. It can also tolerate low lights making it perfect for indoors.

Common name: Metal Palm, Metallic Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm, Dwarf Fishtail Palm.
Color: It produces small red, purple or orange flowers that grow in a branched inflorescence.
Height: This palm can slowly grow up to 5-10 ft tall and 1-5 ft wide.
Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate.

Planting & Care
Metallic palm thrives in moist, humus rich soil and is tolerant of alkaline limestone soils. Naturally undemanding for nutrients, metallic palm responds very well to regular applications of palm fertilizer. Metallic palm grows naturally in the understory of dense forests, and is tolerant of deep shade and low light conditions.

Sunlight: Partial shade to Shade. Tolerance to low light conditions make this palm perfect for growing indoors.

Soil: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy soil : moist but well-drained.

Water: Water the plant until the soil is evenly moist. Do not over water the palm plant or leave it sitting in water. Check often to be sure that the plant is draining properly.

Temprature: They can handle a winter rest in cooler conditions, not less than 50 F. (10 C.). They do tolerate central heating.

Fertilizer: Feed your palm regularly during the growing season. If possible, use a palm fertilizer, which will contain all the micro nutrients and extra potassium and manganese. Potassium deficiency is especially common in palms—it shows up in yellowing or brownish fronds.

Care:
  • Palms grow best when you let their roots fill the pot.
  • They need soil-based potting compost and should not be repotted unnecessarily.
  • They are sensitive to chemicals and will be damaged if you expose them to aerosol sprays.
  • If you need to treat them with insecticides, be sure what you use is suitable for a palm.


Special Feature:
Palms tend to lend themselves to creating shadows and reflections. You can stand a palm in an alcove that is lined with a mirror and create stunning effects. If you put one on each side of a fireplace, it’s even doubly stunning. The shadows cast by the palm’s fronds can pattern a plain wall. Spotlights can create good strong light for bold shadows.

These are quite dramatic. Don’t position spotlights too closely because this generates too much heat for the palm to withstand. Finally, lighting the plant from below can cast shadows onto opposite walls and even the ceiling.
Use

Reference:
http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/growing-palms-indoors.htm http://houseplants.about.com/od/pickingahouseplan1/a/PalmBasics.htm http://www.florida-palm-trees.com/metallica-palm-tree/ http://www.floridata.com/Plants/Arecacea/Chamaedorea%20metallica/754
Tag cloud : buy online plant Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant,buy plants online Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant,buy online plants Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant,buy plant online Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant,buy plants online india Chamaedorea Metallica Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm - Plant,Chama

You may also need below items with plants

Recommended Planters : Rotomolded Planters :

Add a splash of beauty to balconies, patios, walls, fences & window sills with durable,light weight, Rotomolded planters.

rotomolded planters

View | Buy Rotomolded Planters | Browse Planters by Size Buy Colorful Planters >>

 

Buy ready to use nutrient rich soil:

Soil and fertilizer

Buy nutrient rich soil | Buy Fertilizers >>

In general use a soil-based compost placed over a generous layer of drainage material such as earthenware crocks, pebbles or gravel. Water and feed regularly, especially while plants are bearing flowers and fruit, when a high-potash fertilizer is recommended.

 

Buy Decorative Pebbles :

Decorate planters or garden landscapes with these decorative pebbles :

pebbles

View Details | Buy Decorative Pebbles >>

Using pebbles in a garden brings different colours and textures to the garden. Pebbles can also fill up otherwise empty space in the garden, leaving a visual that might be considered more interesting and aesthetic than simple dirt, soil or mulch.

Ask

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Wiki

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Blog

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

GreenTV

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Join us

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.