Kentia Palm

Also known as Howea Forsteriana, Thatch Palm, Paradise Palm Plant

Light

Kentia Palms thrive in bright, indirect light to dappled sun. Prolonged exposure to bright direct sunlight may burn and scorch their leaves.

Water

Your Kentia Palm enjoys weekly waterings. Allow her soil to dry out between waterings, especially during the winter - when you might only need to water your plant fortnightly.

Humidity

Kentia Palms do not have particular humidity needs.

Temperature

Your Kentia Palm does not have any particular temperature requirements, but will suffer if subjected to temperatures below 10ºC.

Fertiliser

Feed with general houseplant fertiliser monthly during the growing season (spring to summer).

Toxicity

Kentia Palm is non-toxic and suitable for homes with small children and pets. Additional Care Information:

Additional care information

Susceptible to mealybugs and spider mites - make sure you keep an eye on your plant to tackle pests quickly if they appear.

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting: Yellowing tips that are turning brown with leaning fronds: indicates your Palm has been underwatered Browning Leaves: suggest your plant has not been getting enough light or has been over-fertilised.

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