About Chamaedorea elegans
Chamaedorea palm is one of the most widely used indoor gardenings for bright interiors. Handsome, arching, green pinnate leaves, with 12 or more pairs of narrow leaflets per leaf, lend a tropical flair to indoor locations. This palm is a small, compact, usually single-trunked palm.
Clusters of yellow flowers in loose spirals may bloom in spring if enough light is present. Plants are dioecious. Leaves 5-8, spreading, pinnate; sheath 8-20 cm long, very obliquely open nearly to the base and tubular only in lower 1/3, short ligule apically on either side of the petiole.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Parlor palm, Neanthe bella palm|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 6 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening. Keep the plant in partial sunlight area.Also, keep the plant indoor condition where the 2 to 3 hours of sunlight is available, just avoid the darken area. Soil:Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix. Watering:Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season. Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am. Application of Fertilizer:Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture. Re-potting:When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.
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Plant Protection:Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Chamaedorea elegans care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Do not overwater suddenly, check the moisture in the soil first. If too dry then apply water gradually. Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location. Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Full to partial sunlight|
|Soil ||Nutrient-rich loamy soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 35 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer|
Chamaedorea elegans special feature
Chamaedorae palm is an air purifier indoor plant.
Chamaedorea elegans uses
- This is one of the most useful Palms for landscape gardening
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Chamaedorea elegans?
Chamaedorea elegans is commonly known as Parlor palm, Neanthe bella palm
How tall do Chamaedorea elegans grow?
On average Chamaedorea elegans grows Up to 6 feet
What color are Chamaedorea elegans?
A Chamaedorea elegans plant bears flowers of color Yellow
When Chamaedorea elegans blooms?
With enough light, Chamaedorea elegans may produce Yellow flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Chamaedorea elegans to grow?
A Chamaedorea elegans is Easy
How much sunlight does a Chamaedorea elegans need?
A Chamaedorea elegans prefers Full to partial sunlight
How much water does a Chamaedorea elegans need?
A Chamaedorea elegans prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a Chamaedorea elegans need?
A Chamaedorea elegans prefers Nutrient-rich loamy soil
What temperature does a Chamaedorea elegans like?
A Chamaedorea elegans prefers 20 to 35 degree Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Chamaedorea elegans?
To encourage Chamaedorea elegans growth, Apply organic fertilizer
Monday, 16 March 2020
M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..
Monday, 02 March 2020
Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.
Friday, 21 February 2020
This plant initially takes time to grow.
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