Chamaedorea (Chamaedorea oblongata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Clusters of 1/3 inch spherical, glossy dark green berries, maturing to black.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Yellowish-oranged to bright orange.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2018-09-19another view
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2018-07-27This plant  is shown as the crown only. This is a solitary palm w
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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No palm kids for me....a valuable lesson by Gina1960 Feb 15, 2019 6:55 AM 9
Christmas dreams, who has them? by Gina1960 Oct 4, 2018 7:03 AM 14

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