Bella Palm

This small or “miniature” palm has been in use for decades as a houseplant and among plantscapers

Available in 6″ and 10″ pots



Neanthe Bella Palm – Table Top – Chamaedorea elegans ‘Bella’

The Neanthe Bella Palm or botanically Chamaedorea elegans ‘Bella’ (kam-ee-DOR-ee-uh ELL-eh-ganz) is a small low-light interior palm and houseplant species. ‘Bella’ can adapt to just about any typical office or home interior.

Chamaedorea→Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Common names:
Parlor Palm
Neanthe Bella Palm
Parlour Palm


General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 2 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Tiny, round, black fleshy.
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green spikes with tiny spheres
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Dioecious