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Chamaedorea Elegans

Botanical Name:

Chamaedorea elegans

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

After a few years of growth will produce small, light yellow, yellow, or orange-red odorous flowers on irregularly branched stems that grow below or among the leaf. They emerge from the trunk as lateral buds and open in the form of clusters of small balls without petals. Interfoliar with branched green rachis, branch bracts papery, overlapping.

Fruit

Round, fleshy black fruit may occasionally appear

Taxonomy

Order

Arecales

Family

Arecaceae

Genus

Chamaedorea

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