Howea forsteriana (Kentia palm)
In this mix
- Will fill the corner of a lightly shaded room
- Height on delivery approx. 75cm (30in); can grow to 1.8m (6ft) or more
- Common name
- Kentia palm
- Keep compost moist but not soggy
- Typically 1.2m (4ft) once mature
A very easy and rewarding palm which adds timeless elegance to a room. Unlike most palms, they thrive in shady places so can be used to light up a gloomy corner. Photographed here in extra large Blue Copenhagen Pot. Pet friendly.
These can grow fast and will need a big container and plenty of space. Keep out of direct sun and water regularly, keeping the compost just moist. Ensure your pot drains well so that roots are never sitting in stagnant water.