Add instant height and a lush tropical richness to your home. It has multiple slender, bamboo-like stems that give way to an abundance of soft fronds. Perfect as a statement plant, and to provide screening
Chamaedorea are the tried and true indoor palm. Easy care, water weekly to prevent the soil drying out. Ensure good drainage, and make sure it isn’t standing in water. Fertilise lightly over spring-summer. Watch for spider mites
Handles low-humidity and low-light well, and can be grown indoors or out in part-shade to full sun. Prefers some shelter from the wind if grown outside
C. costaricana grows to a manageable size, with multiple stems reaching 3.5m after 10 years.