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#357821 Jun 12th, 2012 at 03:33 AM
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Bought this plant from a UK gardening and DIY store, was labelled as a butterfly palm. It looks more like a wild grass to me. Image is below.

Can someone tell me what it actually is because I google images of butterfly palm and the leaves look very different. I know that with some plants when they are young they look a bit different but I would have expected it to start resembling the adult form by now (around 1 ft tall)

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The butterfly palm according to google.

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totalwise #357826 Jun 12th, 2012 at 05:20 AM
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Welcome totalwise. Most of my palms begin as a single, grass-like leaf. I would give this more time, I think. How old is your plant?


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totalwise #357829 Jun 12th, 2012 at 06:14 AM
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Not sure. I didn't grow it myself, I bought it like this from the store.

totalwise #358004 Jun 18th, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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I think it's a variety of chamaedorea palm


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