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30cm, 40cm


Bright, Indirect


Moderate, High

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genus of tiny palm trees from the rainforests of Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. They are prized for their attractive leaves, which are pinnate or resemble fish scales Often arching, alternate or tufted, and carried on upright, flexible, occasionally scandent stems. grow indoors as houseplants, in containers or borders, or in a warm greenhouse or conservatory. Grow in a courtyard or border that is shaded in warmer climates. grow in direct or filtered bright light that is shaded from the hot sun. During the growing season, water liberally and fertilize regularly; during the winter, water sparingly. In the spring, pot on or top-dress. Grow outside in humus-rich, moist, but well-drained soil.