Chambeyronia macrocarpa

Chambeyronia macrocarpa is a beautiful palm tree, originally from New Caledonia, has the peculiarity that when you open the new sheet, this it is red.

Although it is not known yet why, It is believed to be to protect the sheet. Recall that the young shoots are usually a very appetizing for all types of insects.

The Chambeyronia macrocarpa has a growth rate rather slow, and can reach a height of eight to ten meters.

He lives in warm, humid forests of New Caledonia, under the shade of large trees that inhabit the place.

Its leaves are pinnate, a meter in length, and they are composed of leaflets approximately one centimeter thick and about 20-30 centimeters in length, dark green.

The stem that holds them is light green. The blades are slightly curved downward, which gives you that tropical appearance many seek in a palm.

The trunk is ringed, not very thick, about 30 centimeters thick.

It is a dioecious palm, that is to say, there are males and females feet. The fruit, once ripe, It is reddish, with a length of about two centimeters.

Additional Information

Weight 1 kg

Chambeyronia macrocarpa



PLANT 30-35 CM


Origin: new Caledonia.
Height: 10 meters.
Rusticidad: 9b (-4º C).
Exposition: Semisombra.
Irrigation: Plentiful not let dry

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