Indoor or home decorative palm - a special plant. Not all types of such an exotic plant are suitable for growing a house, therefore, to choose not only beautiful, but also quite unpretentious varieties, you need to know what palm crops are, and how suitable they are for indoor floriculture.
Palm or palm house crops are a fairly extensive family of monocotyledonous plants. As a rule, a woody plant or tree has unbranched trunks with a primary thickening of the protoderm and meristem. Some species are represented by perennials with thin creeping or climbing shoots. The name of palm trees with a branching trunk is doom palm trees. This is a plant similar in appearance to a bush. Some species of such representatives do not have a stem part, and the leaves rise directly above the ground.
The thickness of the barrel can reach a meter at a height of several tens of meters. The leaves of some representatives may be pinnate:
Cultures with fan leaves, which belong to the chamerops, trachicarpus, palm of liviston and others, are quite widespread.
Home or indoor decorative palm trees are very popular and in demand in the floral design of a modern interior. Species differ in size, shape and color of the leaves, as well as the demands on growing conditions and care. The following types are most popular in home floriculture:
|View||Variety||Description and characteristic|
|Bamboo||Hamedorea graceful||Unpretentious and shade-tolerant palm tree, with cirrus leaves and small pale yellow fragrant flowers|
|Hamedorea Plain||Indoor flower has a thinner and longer foliage|
|Hamedorea high||The tallest variety with very long branches densely covered with narrow green leaves|
|Hamedorea Ernest-Augustus||A short perennial with large and wide glossy leaves with bright orange flowers|
|Saga||Cicas drooping||Low-growing plant with attractive foliage of emerald green staining|
|Curled cicas||Cirrus foliage, located on stems up to a half to two meters high|
|Tsikas Siamese||Medium-sized plant with a highly decorative aerial part of a white-bluish-green color|
|Tsikas Rumfa||Perennial indoor palm with very characteristic, rich emerald stain foliage|
|Fan||Liviston||Loving culture with a height of not more than two meters with powerful and well leafy stems|
|Washingtonia||Unpretentious, but very photophilous highly decorative plant, sensitive to transplantation|
|Trachicarpus||Cold-resistant, moisture-loving variety, perfectly adapted for cultivation in cool rooms|
|Chamerops||In conditions of indoor floriculture, a decorative palm tree loves airing and is distinguished by an enviable unpretentiousness|
|Sabal||One of the rarest and very demanding species in the care and growing conditions|
Beginning gardeners are advised to pay attention to the following most unpretentious indoor palm trees:
To date, a variety of palm-shaped, ornamental plants, which are very popular in the home interior, are due to the presence of a lignified and leafless stem with a bunch arrangement of leaves of not the apical part, they were called false palms:
Pseudopalms are completely unpretentious, therefore, they can become a worthy and affordable alternative to tall and slow-growing room palm trees.
Depending on the species and characteristics of the variety, care for indoor perennial palm-shaped crops may vary slightly, but aboutThe general principles for growing such decorative exotics are as follows:
Despite the high resistance to defeat by diseases and pests, Significant errors in care can negatively affect both the decorativeness and the general condition of the plant:
Important to rememberthat yellowing and drying of the lower leaves is a completely natural phenomenon and does not require intervention, and regular spraying and watering the plants with soft and warm water can maintain decorative attractiveness for many years.
Home palm-shaped crops are not only incredibly beautiful and very exotic houseplants that create a unique style in the interior of almost any room, but also unpretentious perennials that can clean the air and make the house more comfortable.