Bamboo Palm

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Reed Palms

The beautiful, compact, easy care bamboo palm, native to Mexico and Central America, is perfect for low light areas. Indoors, a Bamboo or Reed Palm, can reach a height of 5-7ft. and a width of 3-5ft. with multiple reed-like stems growing in clumps. There are about 10-15 fronds on each stem of a bamboo palm and each frond has 10-14 pinnate (feathery) dark green leaflets. The base of each stem of a is covered in a tan colored fiber that resembles bamboo. This graceful palm is much hardier than an areca palm and much less expensive than a kentia palm. NASA lists a bamboo palm as a clean air plant. Read about other easy care houseplants, like this bamboo palm, in Don’t Talk to Me, I’ll Grow Better – A Guide to Easy-Care Houseplants