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Chamaedorea elegans 'baby'

Chamaedorea is photographed in a Ferry pot. The package contains a plant in a plastic pot. The variant in a 17 cm flower pot is only sent via PPL or Liftago.

Chamaedorea elegans from the areca family (Czech Chamedorea sličná or areca palm) is a plant originating from Mexico and Central America. This slow-growing mountain palm belongs to the dwarfs, its height in our conditions reaches approx. 200 cm. It has elegant long leaves of a lighter green color. There are usually more of them in a pot together to form a compact shape. The plant itself takes off very slowly.

It is one of the few palms that can flower in domestic conditions, especially if it has enough light. The flower of this plant is yellow and is followed by yellow balls that fall off the plant after a few days. The plant is transplanted only when the roots fill the entire pot and climb out. The plant ranks among the plants that purify the air.

Difficulty: For beginners
Cleans the air: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Suitable for hydroponics: Yes
Suitable for Kokedama: No

Approximate height of plant with pot : 45 cm
Diameter of the flower pot : 12 cm

Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.

svetlo Light

Chamaedorea requires bright diffused light and can tolerate partial shade. Direct sunlight, which could burn the leaves, is not recommended.

zalivka Watering

In the summer, it requires abundant watering, even several times a week in smaller doses (beware of overflowing). Moderate watering in winter.

vzduch Humidity

It requires a humid environment and increased humidity, but it can also tolerate a dry apartment. In this case, dry ends of the leaves may occur. Regular dewing is recommended.

mnozeni Propagation

Propagation is possible by separating bunches or from seeds at high temperature (24 – 26 °C)

problemy Common problems

- With a lack of light, the plant stops growing. - With a lack of nutrients and watering, the leaves turn yellow and dry - Beware of the sun's rays, which can burn the leaves - Aphids and worms can appear
Chamaedorea elegans 'baby'

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