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Chico Parlor Palm ‘Neanthe bella’ (chamaedorea elegans).


Solitary palms that grow in shaded, protected places with a height of up to two meters, but usually smaller


Trunks: from 0.8 to 1.5 cm in diameter

Leaves: 4 to 8 up to 80 cm in length


Habitat: Sizes:


The Chico, parlor palm species originated in tropical America. In Mexico, it grows at low altitudes (from 0 to 1,000 meters above sea level, with rainfall from 1,500 to 3,000 mm per annum) in tropical regions, such as the Sierra and Huasteca in Hidalgo.

Main Use


An ornamental plant, the parlor palm’s leaves are used in the floricultural industry. It is a species with a large market, both nationally and internationally.


Floral arrangements


Chamaedorea Elegans foliage




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