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The term ‘Parlour Palm’ usually refers to that popular, small tree, botanically known as ‘Chamaedorea elegans’, often grown as a houseplant but – with an interestingly artistic twist – can be loosely applied to any species of tree – or bamboo – and cultivated as an integral part of home and office construction.
Including a living, growing tree, be it a bamboo, climber or other perennial plant in architectural plans is the green trend to follow. In fact, bringing the outdoors inside is an exciting environmental move that totally revolutionises the ‘green home’ concept. Continue reading