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Palms (Feather Palms)

Listed as one of NASA air filtering plants

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Palms

Character: Fronds are divided on either side of the midrib into leaflets

Safe for pets? Yes

Varieties:

  • Cocos nucifera (Coconut palm)
  • Cocos weddeliana (Syagrus weddeliana – Dwarf coconut palm, microcoelum weddelianum)
  • Howea belmoreana (Kentia belmoreana – Sentry palm, curly palm)
  • Howea forteriana (Kentia forsteriana – Kentia palm, paradise palm)
  • Neanthe bella (Chamaedorea elegans – Parlour palm, collinia elegans)
  • Pheonix canariensis (Canary date palm)
  • Pheonix roebelenii (Dwarf date palm)

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Leaves with brown tips: Low humidity, underwatering or/and damage by touching
  • Leaves with brown spots: Leaf spot disease, Overwatering or/and sudden temperature change
  • Yellowing leaves: Underwatering
  • Brown leaves: Natural
  • Brown leaves & rotting: Overwatering

Pests: