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Chamaedorea nubium

A slender, clustering Chamaedorea that grows at high altitude between 1500 and 2500 m (4900 and 8200 ft.) in montane rainforest from southern Mexico to Honduras. Its large, entire, deeply bifid leaves that can get to 45 cm (18 in.) long make it a stunning ornamental. It is also one of the more cold tolerant Chamaedorea due to its high altitude habitat and will take prolonged cool temperatures and moderate freezes without harm. It does well in the understory of a cool to warm temperate garden but is still very rare in cultivation.

 
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Seeds from this species ...

... are very easy to germinate and need up to 3 months to sprout.
From my 10 seeds 3 arrived already germinated! I planted my seeds in an acid soil from a forest, rich in decomposed leaves. Because it´s winter here I let the pot inside my house in front of a window. Waterings 3x/week. Temperatures around 20 degr. C and colder at night. After 2 months I have 3 seedlings,7-9cm long and also 4 other sprouts last two weeks.
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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms
by Robert Lee Riffle, Paul Craft, Scott Zona

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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is the definitive account of all palms that can be grown for ornamental and economic use. Palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity—even to tropical gardeners. To help introduce these valuable plants to a new audience, the authors have exhaustively documented every genus in the palm family.
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