Although these plants have faced near extinction in their native habitat, they have been revived and cultivated to be kept as houseplants! They'll so best in bright indirect light and should be allowed to dry out between waterings.
Pot size: 12cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light - can tolerate some morning and afternoon sun but watch out for scorched foliage.||As much light as possible - winter sun is not as strong.
|Allow the soil to mostly dry out between waterings.
||Do not water at all if the plant goes dormant in the winter months.
|Prefers warmer temperatures and slightly higher humidity - a windowsill or conservatory in the summer would be perfect.
||Must be kept away from cold windowpanes and draughts.
|Feed once a month or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn and winter.|
Common Name: Hawaiian Palm
Scientific Name: Brighamia insignis
Toxicity: Mildly toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Any standard potting mix with perlite or equivalent added for extra drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring about once every two years.
Propagation: These aren't really suitable for propagation.
Common problems: Overwatering can easily lead to root rot and mushy foliage.
Care Tips: If you're having trouble keeping this plant happy, you can always grow it in a glass bell jar!
Fun Fact: When they're happy, these plants can produce yellow star shaped flowers that last for a few weeks in the summer and smell like honeysuckle!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.