Chamaedorea metallica (green)

In habitat this palm is found only in the rain forests of southern Mexico.

It is a solitary trunked palm that here is planted in two clumps each w/approx. 4 plants.  It may reach 8 feet under ideal conditions.   Who knows what will happen here in dry Wai`anae.

It seems to be growing well, the color has darkened.   The first was taken in Aug of 2005, the second in February of 2008.