Palm, 14in, Roebelinii - Floral Acres Greenhouse & Garden Centre

Palm, 14in, Roebelinii

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Robellini Palm is a dwarf palm tree that reaches heights of only 6-8ft, making it a great choice for palm fans that don't have space for a 15ft tree.  This palm features a bushy crown of 3 foot long leaves.  It is a relatively low maintenance plant and a great air purifier.

Attributes

Type: Tropical 
Height: 4ft - 6ft 
Spread: 4ft - 5ft 
Zone: 10
Pet Safe: Safe for Pets

Care

General Maintenance: Palms do not like to have their roots disturbed, so only repot if the plant has become rootbound.  Trim browned leaves as neccessary.

Temperature: Will thrive in normal household temperatures, but prefer to be kept in a space above 18º Celsius.  Prolonged exposure to temperatures below 10º Celsius may cause cold damage.

Light: Needs plenty of sunlight for optimal growth.  Right next to a South or West facing window is the ideal spot for this palm.  Can tolerate slightly lower light, but will not grow nearly as fast.

Watering: Water evenly about once a week.  They store alot of water in their trunks, allowing them to tolerate short periods of drought, but their leaves will start to brown if they are left dry for too long.  Palms love high humidity and will greatly appreciate a humidifier nearby, and/or being misted.

Soil: A well draining potting mix, with added sand to improve drainage is a great mixture for this palm.  Avoid heavy/muddy soils as they may cause root rot issues.

Fertilizer: Feed with a slow-release fertilizer (Ideally a 15-5-15 ratio or something similar) once in the spring, and once in the summer.