Parlour Palm

 Parlour Palm


Common Name(s)

Parlour Palm

Latin Name

Chamaedorea Elegans

Care Level

Perfect For Beginners

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Parlour Palms can grow in low light, but prefer medium, indirect light. Avoid putting palms in bright light and direct sun, which can result in burned edges.

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Water a Parlour Palm well, and then allow the most of the soil to dry out before watering again. Water less during the winter when the plant is not actively growing.

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Parlour Palms prefer high humidity.

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Basic home and office temperatures: 16°-27°C.

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Parlour Palms do not need much plant food. Fertilise monthly from March to August with a well-balanced fertiliser. Do not feed a Parlour Palm in the fall and winter.

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A Parlour Palm in a non-poisonous houseplant.

Why are entire fronds on my Parlour Palm turning yellow?

Your Parlour Palm is turning yellow because you may be allowing the soil to get too dry. Try giving your plant a little more water.

Why are the tips of the leaves on my palm turning brown?

If your palm is not in direct sun, brown tips on the ends of houseplant Palm fronds (leaves) are usually the result of too much water, too much plant food, too many chemicals in the water you are using.

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