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Care Guide

Palm Care

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Meet Palm

Palm plants are ideal houseplants because they grow very slowly and thrive in low light and cramped spaces. They are also an excellent air purifier.

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Light

Indoor Palms can suffer from too much or too little light. Symptoms of too much direct sunlight include gray or brown-colored scorched leaves and leaves that shrivel and die. Most indoor Palms require natural bright light all year, so if you place the Palm near an east-facing or south-facing window with filtered light, it should get enough natural light.

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Pet Friendly

Yes

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Water

Proper watering is important to the health of an indoor Palm. If a Palm doesn't get enough water, it can suffer from dried leaves and brown leaf tips and margins. Palms need to be kept moist, but you should never allow them to dry out or sit in water. You can allow the soil of the palm to dry out slightly below the surface between waterings during active growth and allow the soil to become dry out a little deeper between waterings in winter. When you do water, pour water until it comes out the drainage tray. Empty the tray immediately.

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Humidity

Medium

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Temperature

The ideal temperature is between 60°-70° F during the day and about 60° F at night. In winter, the plants can withstand cooler temperature of 55° to 60° F. Palms that are kept too cool show signs of cold injury, which includes brownish-red areas on the leaves. To prevent chilling injury, keep plants in a room with a temperature above 45° F and away from drafty areas, such as near air-conditioning units, windows and doors. 

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Difficult Level

Easy

   Common Problems Q&A

 Why are my leaves turning yellow?

This is likely due to improper light. Palm plants adapt well in low light areas, however if a Palm is in an area that is too dark, leaves will start to turn yellow and growth will stop. Find an area in your home where your Palm will receive medium natural light. 

Why are the tips of my leaves turning brown?

This may be due to either over or under watering. If the top level of soil is moist or wet to the touch, you should not water your plant. If the top 2-3 inches of soil are dry then it is time to water your plant again! Maintaining a consistent watering schedule will keep your Palm happy.
 
What soil is best for a Palm plant ?

Most house plants benefit from well-draining soil and the Palm is no exception. Palm plants are native to the rainforest so they like it moist and humid. A soil that does not drain well can lead to root rot. 

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Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop
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Parlor Palm - House Plant Shop

Parlor Palm

$6.99
  • Botanical Name: Chamaedorea elegans
  • Common Names: Parlor palm, Neanthe bella palm
  • Description: The parlor palm is a palm tree native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala. This tropical plant has been cultivated as an indoor plant due to it being able to thrive in low light conditions and is also an excellent air purifier. 

*due to COVID inventory issues on the raw materials, planters are not shipped with the saucer.

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Areca Palm - House Plant Shop
Areca Palm - House Plant Shop
Areca Palm - House Plant Shop
Areca Palm - House Plant Shop

Areca Palm

$9.99
  • Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens
  • Common Names: Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm
  • Description: Growing an areca palm tree indoors is ideal because it grows very slowly and thrives in bright, indirect light and cramped space with its clustered palms that resemble bamboo. With origins from Madagascar and South India, this palm's natural climate is subtropic, which can be imitated indoors. Once and endangered, species the Areca palm has become one of the world's most recognizable plants.
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Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop
Palm Ponytail - House Plant Shop

Palm Ponytail

$4.99
  • Botanical Name: Beaucarnea recurvata
  • Common Names: Ponytail Palm
  • Description: The ponytail palm is an evergreen perennial native to Eastern Mexico. It has become an ornamental plant due to its ability to thrive indoors and retains water through its swollen trunk. Much like a palm tree this plant can grow to be 30 feet tall in its maturity.
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Palm 'Ponytail' - In 10
Palm 'Ponytail' - In 10
Palm 'Ponytail' - In 10
Palm 'Ponytail' - In 10

Palm 'Ponytail' - In 10" Pot

$89.99
  • Botanical Name: Beaucarnea recurvata
  • Common Names: Ponytail Palm
  • Description: The ponytail palm is an evergreen perennial native to Eastern Mexico. It has become an ornamental plant due to its ability to thrive indoors and retains water through its swollen trunk. Much like a palm tree this plant can grow to be 30 feet tall in its maturity.
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Rhapis Excelsa 'Lady Palm' 3-4 ft Tall - in 10
Rhapis Excelsa 'Lady Palm' 3-4 ft Tall - in 10

Rhapis Excelsa 'Lady Palm' 3-4 ft Tall - in 10" Pot

$99.99

Botanical Name: Rhapis Excelsa

Common Names: Lady Palm

Description:
Rhapis excelsa, also known as broadleaf lady palm or bamboo palm, is a species of fan palm in the genus Rhapis, probably native to southern China and Taiwan. It is not known in the wild; all known Plants come from cultivated groups in China.


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Coconut Palm - 10
Coconut Palm - 10

Coconut Palm - 10" Pot

$99.99

Growing a palm tree indoors is ideal because it grows very slowly and thrives in low light and cramped space. It’s also an excellent air purifier.



 



 

 

 



 



 

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