Parlour Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)


NASA Certified
Air Purification Rating
Moderate for removing chemical vapours with a good transpiration rate.
Summary
The Parlour palm is a popular house plant and it can reach heights of 1.8m (6ft).
Family
Arecaceae (palm)
Origin
Mexico and Guatemala
Care and Maintenance
Keep roots moist. Water frequently during the growing season from March to September. Feed with a weak solution of fertiliser every 3 to 4 weeks. Mist often.
Grow in potting mix.
Light Conditions
Semi-sun to semi-shade
Temperature
20 to 27 degrees celsius
Keep slightly cooler in winter
Pests and Problems
Overwatering can cause root rot. Occasionally Spider mites.