135 - 150cm Kentia Palm XL Howea Forsteriana 24cm Pot House Plant

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£169.99 £119.99

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Kentia Palm (Howea Forsteriana) is a beautiful and popular indoor plant known for its lush foliage and elegant appearance. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Kentia Palm healthy and thriving:

  1. Light: Kentia Palm prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate lower light conditions, but avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Water the plant thoroughly when the soil feels dry. Do not overwater the plant as it can lead to root rot.

  3. Humidity: Kentia Palm prefers high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by placing a humidifier near the plant or by placing a tray of water near the plant. Misting the leaves occasionally can also help increase humidity.

  4. Temperature: Kentia Palm prefers warm temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Avoid placing the plant near cold drafts or windows.

  5. Fertilizer: You can fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Do not fertilize during the dormant season (fall and winter).

  6. Pruning: You can prune the plant to control its size and shape or to remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. This will also help promote new growth.

  7. Repotting: Kentia Palm should be repotted every two to three years. Use a well-draining soil mix and a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.

  8. Pests: Kentia Palm can be prone to spider mites and mealybugs. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any pests promptly with an appropriate insecticide.

  9. Soil: Kentia Palm prefers a well-draining soil mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil to create a soil mix that is well-draining and nutrient-rich.

Following these care tips will help your Kentia Palm thrive and stay healthy. With its lush foliage and elegant appearance, it is sure to be a beautiful addition to your indoor garden.

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    Our custom made boxes are perfect for transporting your new plants straight from our Yorkshire tropical nursery direct to your door. We use a next day DHL service as standard, allowing plants to be delivered as fast as possible.

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    • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

    • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

    • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

    • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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