Plant Profile – Chamaedorea erumpens

This uniquely shaped, clumping palm is a great addition to any plant collection. Clusters of bamboo like canes form the tall stems with dark green pinnate leaves, some thick and others feathery thin. Suitable for indoors this palm will create a stunning floor display and looks great under spotlight. 


Chamaedorea erumpens or seifrizii


bamboo palm, reed palm


Clusters of bamboo like canes form the tall stems with dark green pinnate leaves, some thick and others feathery thin. Native to Guatemala and Honduras.


Bright indirect light/ Part or full shade.


Water when barely moist. Water thoroughly when watering and allow to completely drain (do not sit in water for extended periods). Requires good drainage. 


Height: 1.5-3m 

Spread: 0.75-1.2m


High quality premium potting mix or very well draining soil.


Liquid or slow release fertiliser is recommended to be applied during in the warmer months, choose one suitable for your houseplants and always follow the instructions on the pack for measurements and frequency. This plant doesn’t require fertiliser in the cold of winter. 


Follow the above!  When choosing a pot - pick one with a drainage hole, and use a saucer to catch escaping water. Empty the saucer after watering.  This plant will need repotting only when the roots fill the pot, then repot in Spring

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