Chamaedorea linearis
Whale tail palm

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 Chamaedorea linearis

   

Description

   

Locality:

Northern South America

Cold Hardiness: 

30 F., perhaps slightly colder.

Trunk type:

Single trunk, prominently ringed, large caliper for a Chamaedorea, with often-seen variegation to the trunk

Leaf type:

Pinnate with long leaves, long leaflets

Suckering/Solitary:

solitary (single trunk).

Maintenance:

Average

Speed of growth:

Fast growing

Height:

To 20 feet

Soil requirements:

Rich, well draining

Sun Requirements:

Filtered light

General Description:

A gorgeous, stocky and tall Chamaedorea.  A must for every garden where freezing is not a problem.  Unique because of its stout, beautiful trunk and large crown of leaves.

Other Notes:

Rare but worth the time to find it.

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