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chamaedorea metallica discolored leaves help!

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I am new to palms and received my first palm, chamaedorea metallica, a week ago from an online seller. upon arrival the plant looked healthy but had some weird looking variegation on its leaves with the metallic sheen portions surrounds by a black border (see below)

as the days have progressed the leaves have gotten a white rim around the metallic sections and very stiff and dry. the plant is still in its nursery pot and needs a repot but i’m trying to let it acclimate first. 

any insights as to what may be going on would be much appreciated!

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lzorrito

Most probably root issues. Possible overwatering...

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