These palms are the perfect low maintenance choice to create an instant jungle in your home! They can tolerate low to bright indirect light, prefer slightly higher humidity and should be watered when the top inch or so of soil is dry.
Pot size: 24cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Can tolerate low light but will produce more growth in bright indirect sun.
||Medium to bright light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Water when the top inch or so of soil has dried out.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.|
|Prefers slightly warmer temperatures and slightly higher humidity.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once every couple of weeks throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter unless the plants is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Areca Palm
Scientific Name: Dypsis lutescens
Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Inconsistent watering and low humidity can cause leaves to turn yellow and develop brown spots.
Care Tips: Place your plant on a tray of pebbles and water to increase humidity!
Fun Fact: These are one of the best houseplants for air purification!
Other varieties: Kentia Palm, Sago Palm
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.