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Chamaedorea radicalis (Radicalis palm)

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
2m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Chamaedorea radicalis

Other names

Radicalis palm

Genus

Chamaedorea Chamaedorea

Species

C. radicalis - C. radicalis is a slow growing, hardy, evergreen palm with leathery dark green foliage, which is singularly trunked.


Chamaedorea radicalis is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree, Upright

Flower

Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring; Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects , Thrips Scale insects , Thrips

False smut False smut

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove spent foliage if desired.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Chamaedorea radicalis (Radicalis palm) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow in well-free drained soil, in a sheltered shaded position. Keep well watered in summer, but avoid overly wet conditions.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Chamaedorea radicalis

Other names

Radicalis palm

Genus

Chamaedorea Chamaedorea

Species

C. radicalis - C. radicalis is a slow growing, hardy, evergreen palm with leathery dark green foliage, which is singularly trunked.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree, Upright


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring; Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Scale insects , Thrips

Specific diseases

False smut

General care

Pruning

No pruning required. Remove spent foliage if desired.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Chamaedorea radicalis (Radicalis palm) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Foliage only, Greenhouse, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Grow in well-free drained soil, in a sheltered shaded position. Keep well watered in summer, but avoid overly wet conditions.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8

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