chamedorrhea / chamaedorea
Belongs to the family of areca (palm). Fatherland - Central America.
General description : Hamedorea is a palm tree that is easy to grow indoors. It grows up to 1 m, grows slowly, blooms at any time of the year from a young age. Refers to reed palms.
Typically, the following species are bred at room conditions:
Chamaedorea seifrizii (Seyfritsa) owns reed-like stems and dark green narrow leaves.
Chamaedorea erumpens (Chamedorea eruptive) is characterized by wide and long dark green leaves.
Chamaedorea concolor (One-color chamedorea) . This is a bushy plant with thin and long leaves and yellow flowers. The most unpretentious of the Hamedorei.
Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti (Chamedorea Ernest-Augustus) . She has a single trunk and solid, forked leaves. It differs in the education of light roots.
Hamedorea plant care recommendations:
Illumination : Diffused light or partial shade.
Irrigation regime : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.
Humidity : Needs regular spraying.
Temperature conditions : Moderate, in winter no lower than 12 ° C.
Soil : Recommended soil mishmash: 2 elements of light clay-turf, 2 elements of humus-leaf, 1 share of peat, 1 share of overripe manure, 1 share of sand. You can add charcoal and brick chips.
During the growth period, it needs to be fed 1 time in 2 weeks with liquid complex fertilizers.
Dilution : With soil heating, seeds germinate. It looks like root offspring.
Transplanting : Transplanted in the spring, at what time the pot becomes cramped (the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes).
Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are braided with cobwebs), scabies (brown plaques appear on leaves and stems leaving sticky secretions), mealybugs (covered with a snow-white cotton-like fluff).
The plant is allowed to help finish with soapy water, warm washing and spraying with Actellik (1-2 ml per liter of water).
chamedorea graceful - chamaedorea elegans
Chamedorea ernesti-august - chamaedorea ernesti-augusti