Plant ID forum: Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

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Mastermoche420
Jul 18, 2015 5:34 PM CST
I bought this little guy at a store and he has no name. Someone said he was a fern tree? Tried googling that and nothing similar came up. Hope one of you can help me! Thanks in advance!!
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pardalinum
Jul 18, 2015 5:40 PM CST
Perhaps a Parlor Palm.

https://www.google.com/search?...
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flaflwrgrl
Jul 18, 2015 5:41 PM CST
You might be thinking tree fern but that is not what it is. It is a palm -- very young -- not a coconut palm but it's too young for me to ID yet. It could be any number of the bunching palms.
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flaflwrgrl
Jul 18, 2015 5:42 PM CST
pardalinum said:Perhaps a Parlor Palm.

https://www.google.com/search?...

Probably so!!!! Thumbs up

We cross posted.
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Mastermoche420
Jul 18, 2015 5:43 PM CST
Thanks guys! That's it!!
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plantladylin
Jul 18, 2015 6:49 PM CST
I agree, Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans) also sometimes called Neanthe Bella Palm http://www.engledow.com/green-...
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purpleinopp
Jul 19, 2015 8:13 AM CST
Whenever you repot, try to separate these individuals a bit. They need more elbow room, but the growers stick a ton of seeds in the middle of the pot, creating a crowd that's too crowded (as they get bigger.)

This pot has 4 trees in it, which is still pretty crowded.


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