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Hamedorea / 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 the reed palm.

Usually in room conditions the following types are bred:

Chamaedorea seifrizii (Zeyfritz) owns reed-like stems and dark green narrow leaves.

Chamaedorea erumpens (Hamedorea breaking through) is distinguished by wide and long dark green leaves.

Chamaedorea concolor (Hamedorea monochrome) . This is a bush plant with thin and long leaves and yellow flowers. The most unpretentious of Hamedorei.

Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti (Hamedorei Ernest-August) . She has a single trunk and solid, forked leaves. Distinguished by raising light roots.

Recommendations for the care of the plant Hamedorei:

Illumination : Diffused light or partial shade.

Irrigation mode : Abundant during growth, moderate in winter.

Humidity : Needs regular spraying.

Temperature condition : Moderate, in the winter in any way not lower than 12 ° С.

Soil : Recommended soil mash: 2 elements of light clay-sod, 2 elements of humus-leaf, 1 share of peat, 1 share of rotted manure, 1 share of sand. You can add charcoal and brick chips.

During the period of growth needs fertilizing 1 time in 2 weeks with liquid complex fertilizers.

Cultivation : At soil heating germinate seeds. Similar root suckers.

Transplantation : Transplanted in the spring, at what time the pot is made close (the roots begin to grow through the drainage holes).

Pests : Affected by a spider mite (in a dry atmosphere, leaves and stems are woven over with a spiderweb), scutes (brown leaves on the leaves and stalks, leaving sticky secretions), powdery worms (covered with a snow-white cotton-like fuzz).

The plant is allowed to help trimming with soapy water, warm washing and spraying actellic (1-2 ml per liter of water).

Hamedorea Graceful - Chamaedorea elegans

Hamedorea Graceful - chamaedorea elegans

Ernest-August Hamedorea - chamaedorea ernesti-augusti