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Description

For such an easy to grow and exotic looking palm we’re surprised that the Hardy Bamboo Palm isn’t seen in every garden.  Ideal for screening off the neighbours or as a centrepiece on a lawn.  And no, it doesn't spread like bamboo!

 

Origin

Mexico.

 

Form and size

Clustering palm to 3m.

 

Preferred habitat

Outdoors in semi-shaded position out of strong winds.  Very hardy and suitable for the majority of New Zealand.

Growth rate

  Medium

Outdoors

  Yes

Indoors

  Yes (no direct sunlight)

Wind

  Some tolerance

Sea winds

  Low tolerance

Sun

  Some tolerance

Dryness

  Some tolerance

Frost

  To -5°C

Chamaedorea microspadix

Hardy Bamboo Palm

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