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The Chamaedorea elegans - Mexican Mountain Palm

Frequently asked questions, FAQ

How fast does the Mexican Mountain Palm grow?

The Chamaedorea is an average grower, so not very fast nor very slow.

How tall does the Chamaedorea elegans get?

The mountain palm grows to a maximum of one meter in height. So it is a relatively small palm.

Chamaedorea elegans, how often to water?

During the winter period in the cold, a Chamaedorea elegans can go a week without water, and then it shouldn't get too much even. But the warmer the weather and the more sunlight, the more water it needs. During the hottest days, a Chamaedorea elegans may need to be soaked as much as 2x in one day.

Chamaedorea elegans, when to prune?

Throughout the year, the leaves of the mountain palm can become dry. Once they are so dry that they make the palm unsightly, they can be cut off with scissors. This is not a problem for the plant.

The Mexican Mountain Palm is a very air purifying palm. It is very good at removing toxins in your living room, and provides a healthy indoor environment in your home.

The Mountain Palm will ensure that wherever it is placed, it will create a great tropical atmosphere, due to its amazing leaves.

It is very similar to an Areca palm, but it grows more slowly and its leaves often curl a bit, creating a unique effect in your living room.

It is also called Parlor Palm, Good Luck Palm, Miniature Fish Tail, Dwarf Palm, Bamboo palm and Neanthe bella.