Chamaedorea plumosa
Scientific Name: Chamaedorea plumosa Hodel
Chamaedorea plumosa

Size: Up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m)
Min. Temperature: 24F (-4.5C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Light shade to shade
Origin: Southern Mexico
Leaf: Pinnate, 5 to 9 plumose leaves, 120 to 170 irregularly arranged leaflets,
Trunk: up to 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm).
Flower: separate male and female plants.
Fruit: black. 0.4 inch (1 cm). round.
Seed:

Similar looking to C. glaucifolia. The petioles are not glaucous, and the male flower petals are joined at the tip


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