Close up of the leaves of a parlour palm plant.

Parlor Palms

Native to Mexico and Central America, the parlor palm (Chamaedorea elegans) is one of the most popular houseplants in temperate climates. It’s easy to see why; this palm is relatively small, has a slow growth rate, and is tolerant of low light levels. Learn how to grow, care for, and propagate your own parlor palms with our guides below.

How to Propagate Parlor Palms from Seed in 5 Steps

A close up horizontal image of a parlor palm in a large pot indoors.

Parlor palms are easy-care tropical foliage houseplants that you can grow from seed. While it isn’t difficult, your success with this propagation project will be more likely if you follow the correct steps. In this guide, you’ll learn how to propagate parlor palms from seed in 5 easy steps. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Parlor Palm Houseplants

A close up horizontal image of a potted parlor palm (Chamaedorea elegans) pictured in light sunshine.

With their lush green fronds, parlor palms are wonderful foliage houseplants. They are also easy to care for, making them a great choice for beginners. And what’s more, they’re nontoxic, and safe for homes with pets or kids. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know to grow these verdant palm trees indoors.