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Metallica Palm Tree: Small

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Metallica Palm Tree - Chamaedorea metallica
Metallic Palm description


The easy to take care of Chamaedorea metallica or better known as the Miniature Fishtail is a Mexican native, mostly found as a rainforest understory palm tree. This is a charming understory palm that develops leaves resembling a fish's tail hence the other common name given; dwarf fishtail palm tree. Miniature Fishtail Palm makes for a great house plant due to its tolerance of low light. Miniature Fishtail Palms enjoy rich soil and can make a garden look exotic and unique.

The leaves are firm and undivided with a deep shade of green that will become dark green and almost black with a metallic sheen. Hence the most common name given to this palm; Metallica Palm. This palm has a thin green trunk ad is considered a solitary palm and does not clump. The Chamaedorea metallica palm is as tough as nails but it has one flaw or requirement so to say which is; do not allow the palm to sit in water or moist soil. It is recommended to have quick draining soil to not allow soggy soil to develop. The speed of growth is slow to moderate and loves to be grow in shade or under taller bushes and trees.

If you don't have much space and still want the tropical feel of an exotic garden then the Metallica Palm is a wonderful choice. This palm will not only make your landscape unique it will also make your area center of attention to other palm enthusiasts. Have a piece of unspoiled nature and piece of true uniqueness and take a look at our Metallic Palms


With proper care, the Miniature Fishtail Palm will flourish in any setting and make a wonderful addition to your home or office and even may be used indoors.

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Additional Information

SKU pt-10-01 small metallica palm tree
Palm Tree Size Small
Palm Tree Attributes Popular, Rare and Exotic, Tropical, Bi Pinnate (Fishtail Leaves)
Palm Tree Name Metallica Palm
Palm Tree Common Names Metallica Palm Tree, Metal Palm, Metallic Palm, Miniature Fishtail Palm, Dwarf Fishtail Palm, Chamaedorea metallica
Palm Tree Botanical Name Chamaedorea metallica
Palm Tree Country of Origin Mexico
Indoor/Outdoor Use Indoor & Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor
Palm Tree Maintenance Easy, Easy to Moderate, Moderate
Palm Tree Can Be Potted Yes
Palm Tree Growth Rate Slow, Slow to Moderate, Moderate
Average Max Height (Mature) 5 - 10 ft, 10 - 20 ft
Palm Tree Radius Spacing (Mature) 1to 5 ft, 5 to 10 ft
Palm Tree Sun Exposure Low, Low to Moderate, Moderate
Palm Tree Flower Yes
Palm Tree Fruit Yes
Cold Toleration Zone 9b (25 to 30 F), Zone 10a (30 to 35 F), Zone 10b (35 to 40 F), Zone 11 (above 40 F)

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