Chamaedorea sullivaniorum
The Sullivan palm

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 Chamaedorea sullivaniorum, the Sullivan palm






Cold Hardiness: 

30-32, F.

Trunk type:

Miniature, thin trunk.

Leaf type:

Simple, bifid; somewhat of a metallic sheen; leaflet is coreaceous, with a "Pringle Potato Chip" type of surface  




Likes moisture, protection, and shade

Speed of growth:



Under18 inches maximum

Soil requirements:

Adequate moisture and good drainage

Sun Requirements:


General Description:

A cute miniature palm named after Pauleen Sullivan (famous in the Palm Society) and her late husband (a noted Santa Barbara, CA palm enthusiast) 

Other Notes:

Extremely rare and hard to find; expensive.  On occasion we do have plants available.

Further Data:

Recommended: Chamaedorea Palms, The Species

Palm for sale/Availability:

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