Princess Palm Tree
rincess Palm is a favorite for interiorscapers. Native to Guatemala, this palm is also known by the botanical name of Chamaedorea falcifera, and its tropical, upright stature can brighten up any room in a home or office space. We love the thick green pinnate leaves and the bamboo-like multiple trunks that do not crowd a space. Out in their native habitat, you will find these tropical plants growing naturally in the understory of the rain forest, and here in our local area, they are ideal for use indoors!
All you have to do is give this Princess Palm a little bit of love, and it will keep its good looks with minimal care. These are durable palms that thrive in low-light situations and once established will have low to moderate water requirements. Grow one in a beautiful pot and place it in narrow walkways, offices, or bedrooms, just be sure to dust the leaves from time to time!
This Chamaedorea Palm is a workhorse and ready to brighten up any room with the good cheer that plants bring to any environment. Use this plant to clean the air inside a home and to add a splash of tropically green goodness!
Watering Princess Palm
Tropical Plants need water, however the watering amount varies in different plants. Summer time watering can very year to year but at all time soil should stay moist. Typically 2 times a week 5 gallons will be great for the princess Palm! Watering should be in an optimum amount for plant's healthy growth. For proper watering, first find the type of soil and type of soil drainage favorable for the plant. Watering is one of the major factors of Princess Palm care. A caring gardener should always know the amount of water needed for respective plants. Watering Princess Palm requirements are as follows:
- In summer: Lots of watering
- In Winter: Average Water
If you have a large garden, compare and discover plants which need lots of water and you will be able to decide the irrigation method to install in your garden. To avoid over-watering plants drip irrigation is implemented. Such methods will help to water your plants in precise quantities ensuring their perfect.
Princess Palm Pruning
Princess Palm pruning and providing its soil with proper fertilizers is an important part of caring it. Pruning or trimming helps the plant grow faster and stays upright. The important thing is to know when to prune and where to prune. Generally pruning can be done all over the year. But pruning of flowering plants is different than fruiting plants. Almost all fruiting plants should be pruned while they are dormant. To ensure good growth of your plant we recommend you the best fertilizers which are needed. It is very necessary to mix fertilizers in plant soil, especially when the type of soil is poor. But beware! It is very important to understand the kind of fertilizers needed for every plant you are going to plant. Wrongly fertilizing the plant may dry and burn it. Pruning and fertilizers for Princess Palm are as follows:
Princess Palm Pruning: Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead branches and Remove dead leaves
Princess Palm Fertilizers: All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer
Princess Palm Diseases
While taking Princess Palm care, its diseases should be taken into consideration as it affects the health of the plant. Pests and diseases cause harm to the plant. It might be decaying of its roots, infecting leaves, causing yellowish color, mushy spots and holes or infecting its stem. Diseases like fungi grow rapidly by consuming nutrition from plants. All these factors reduce the plant's life span. If you know what kind of diseases can occur to the plant, it will help you to find right cure and reduce the harm. So, identifying the disease and curing the plant with the right kind of pesticide is basic thing every gardener should know to ensure success in gardening. Princess Palm diseases are Diamond scale, Phytophthora and pink rot.
*An excellent interior plant
*Tropical, upright stature ideal for any size room
*Low-maintenance plant ideal for narrow walkways, offices, and bedrooms
*Durable low-light palm