The Bamboo Palm Tree, scientific name Chamaedorea seifrizii, is a small graceful palm that is very often used as a houseplant. The Bamboo Palm is also known as Reed Palm, Clustered Parlor Palm, and Cane Palm.
The Chamaedorea seifrizii is a multitrunk palm that grows in clusters without forming a crownshaft. It is usually clumped together to form a srub-like speciments. The Bamboo Palm grows at an average rate and can get up to 8-12 ft tall and 6-8ft wide.
Slender, long stems are 8-10ft tall and have about 10-15 fronds. Stems are ringed with scars and has cane-like appearance. Each frond has around 10-12 dark green narrow feather like leaflets.
The Bamboo Palm grows well in shade or partial shade. If it is exposed to more light, Bamboo Palm will produce gorgeous flowers during summer months. Flowers are yellow and emerge from the lower leaves.
The Bamboo Palm is dioecious, with male and female flowers growing on different plants. Flowers are followed by pea-sized red berries that turn black when fully ripen. But be careful with the fruits, because these nice looking berries are not edible and can cause allergic reaction.
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