cat palm
Chamaedorea cataractarum
ORIGIN: Stream banks and beds
in Mexico.

GROWTH RATE: Medium

WATER: Wet, soggy soil

LIGHT: Part shade to full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 6'

FROND TYPE: Pinnate

COLD TOLERANCE: 24 degrees

USES: Indoor palm; shade
garden

OTHER: Clumping, trunkless
palm which can form a large
dense clump in time. No thorns.
Can be placed in full sun as long
as it is kept well watered.