Cat Palm Trees, Chamaedorea cataractarum, grow slow to moderately maturing at 5 to 10 feet tall ending up about 5 to 10 feet wide also.. The slender feather like fronds have many narrow leaves that are evenly spaced along the palm frond.
Male and female yellow flowers appear on different stalks in early spring. Male flowers release their pollen, then female flowers turn bright orange color as their seeds mature turning black when ripe.
Because these palms tolerate shade, they also make great indoor or porch plants. Mist them to provide enough humidity when kept indoors. In the St. Petersburg FL area Cat Palms can take full sun with enough water. Choose Cat Palms to provide a tropical look for those shaded areas in Pinellas County.