Chamaedorea ernesti-augustii
Ernest's August Palm

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 Chamaedorea ernesti-augustii

Chamaedorea ernesti-augustii





Mexico and northern Central America

Cold Hardiness: 

28 to 30, F.

Trunk type:

Thin, single trunk; miniature species usually chest height or shorter

Leaf type:

Simple, bifid type


Solitary, (single trunk).


Easy, likes shade

Speed of growth:

Medium, remembering that it never gets tall


Head height, to six feet

Soil requirements:

Good drainage and ample water

Sun Requirements:

Shade or strong filtered

General Description:

A gorgeous small palm that looks good in clumps of multiple plants.  A nice "filler plant" for that special shady area.  

Other Notes:

Makes nice houseplant

Further Data:

Recommended: Chamaedorea Palms, The Species

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