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Chamaedorea costaricana - Costa Rican Bamboo Palm

Chamaedorea costaricana - Costa Rican Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea costaricana - Costa Rican Bamboo Palm)

Costa Rican Bamboo Palm is probably one of the most widely grown outdoor Chamaedorea species in California. They grow in semi-shade to almost full sun. Photo taken at Paradise Point Resort, Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. on Feb. 26, 2010.

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I love these one's palmate..;o)))))

4 Mar, 2010



Thanks! : > )

This palm is grown easily as a houseplant. It grows quickly and without many pest problems. The only issue indoors will grow very tall, to more than 20 feet/ 6.1 meters tall.

5 Mar, 2010


its a beautiful plant

11 Feb, 2013


Thanks. Yes, I have a clump in the front yard.

12 Feb, 2013


lucky you!

12 Feb, 2013


I have Chamaedorea: radicalis (many), erumpens, seifrizii (many), adscendens, plumosa (many), elegans (many), hooperiana, stolonifera, benziei, ernesti-agusti, oblongata (many), klotzschiana, tepejilote (many), metallica, nationsiana, schippii, costaricana (many), glaucifolia, and those are just the ones I can remember right now. I have dozens of several of these species. All these palms are in my front and back gardens.

12 Feb, 2013


it sounds more like a park than a garden to me ~ is it a very big garden?

12 Feb, 2013


It's more like a botanical gardens (that's what most people say). I have more than a thousand plants/trees.

Yes, the front yard is large and back yard is not quite so large and it's shrinking because there's so many plants and trees back there. lol! :>)

12 Feb, 2013


i can imagine the shrinking! but how amazing to have so many plants,

how long does it take to water or do you have an irrigation system?

12 Feb, 2013


Yes, it amazing to have many plant, it's a lot of
work sometimes to keep everything healthy, though.

It can take me two hours to water everything. I have to water every day from spring - fall.

12 Feb, 2013


thats a lot of work but those plants are well worth it

13 Feb, 2013


Yes, they're worth it...and I have very few casualties. It's typically when it's super hot when the plants suffer the most.

13 Feb, 2013

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