Cat Palm (Chamaedorea cataractarum)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Cat Palm (Chamaedorea cataractarum)
Mature Height 4-6 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 2-3 feet apart
Sunlight Partial to Full Shade
Temperature Tolerance 60-80°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 8-10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring
Origin Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize

Introducing the Cat Palm (Chamaedorea cataractarum), a stunning addition to any indoor or outdoor space. With its graceful fronds and compact size, this palm species adds a touch of elegance and tropical allure to your home, office, or garden. We sell this plant in a black plastic container.

The Cat Palm, also known as the Cascade Palm, features lush, feathery green foliage that cascades gently from its slender stems. Its delicate appearance creates a soothing and tranquil atmosphere, making it perfect for creating a relaxing oasis in your living space.

This palm is specifically chosen for its adaptability to indoor environments, thriving in low to medium light conditions. It's an ideal choice for brightening up corners, filling empty spaces, or adding a refreshing touch to your tabletops. The Cat Palm's ability to tolerate lower light levels makes it a versatile and low-maintenance option for both novice and experienced plant enthusiasts.

With a moderate growth rate, the Cat Palm reaches a mature height of approximately 4 to 6 feet, making it a compact palm variety suitable for smaller spaces. Its slender trunks add vertical interest and create an eye-catching focal point in your interior design.

In addition to its aesthetic appeal, the Cat Palm offers air-purifying benefits, helping to improve the quality of the air you breathe. Its foliage acts as a natural filter, removing harmful pollutants and enhancing the overall indoor air quality. This makes it an excellent choice for those seeking to create a healthier and more refreshing living environment.

When it comes to care, the Cat Palm is relatively easy to maintain. It thrives in well-draining soil and prefers regular watering, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. It's important to avoid overwatering to prevent root rot. This palm species also benefits from occasional misting to increase humidity levels and keep its leaves vibrant and healthy.

Whether you're a seasoned plant enthusiast or just starting your green journey, the Cat Palm is a versatile and captivating choice. Its compact size, graceful fronds, and low-light adaptability make it a popular choice for adding a touch of nature's beauty to any space.

Enhance your living space with the timeless charm of the Cat Palm. Order yours today and experience the joy of owning this beautiful palm species that will bring tranquility and tropical vibes into your surroundings.

Sizing: Discover our premium offering: the "Grower's Pick.” This exceptional plant selection stands out as the most sizable option available, featuring the tallest and most robust plant we can ship. Each “Grower’s Pick” is meticulously chosen for its advanced maturity, ensuring a developed root structure for superior growth and vitality.



Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Shipping Cost:
Orders less than $199 have a standard $29.95 shipping cost. Orders over $199 SHIP FREE

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