Parlour Palm Care

If you want to grow a palm tree indoors then the Parlour Palm is the one you need! They are easy to care for and adapt well to lower light conditions.

Basic Parlour Palm Care

Parlour Palms are a great way to bring some of the tropics into your home as they adapt well to a variety of conditions. However, there are a few things to keep in mind to keep your Parlour Palm thriving.

Firstly, you want to find a spot that doesn’t get much direct sunlight as in summer the intense sun can burn the leaves. You can get away with some direct light during winter though so it might be a case of adapting the positioning of your Palm depending on the seasons.

When watering your Parlour Palm, make sure the soil has time to dry out fully to prevent root rot. Below you will find our complete Parlour Palm care guide with all the information you need to properly care for your Palm as well as how to spot and treat common problems you might encounter.

Detailed Parlour Palm Care

Keep them away from direct light

Parlour Palms love anything from medium to bright, indirect light. You want to keep them away from intense direct light or this will damage the leaves.

Let the soil dry out between waterings

It’s super important that you let the soil dry out before watering your Parlour Palm otherwise you risk waterlogging the soil which can cause root rot. Water every week during summer and less during the colder darker winter months.

A little humidity boost can go a long way

Parlour Palms can adjust to the normal humidity level in your home. However, misting once a week or popping them in the shower every once in a while will help to keep them happy and fend off any drier leaves.

They love warmer temperatures

Parlour Palms are used to tropical temperatures so you want to keep them away from any cold drafts in your home.

Parlour Palms don’t need much feed

You want to make sure you are only fertilising your Parlour Palm once or twice during spring and summer and not at all during winter.

Parlour Palms are non toxic

Another reason to love the Parlour Palm is that they are completely safe for pets and humans!

Parlour Palms are great air purifiers

We recommend Parlour Palms for bedrooms and offices as they are great at purifying toxins out of the air.

Parlour Palm Care FAQs

Common Problems with Parlour Palms


Written by Billy Dawson



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