How to grow Kentia palm

Kentia palm growing palm tree of the genus Howea also known as Howea fosteriana or Howea forsteriana, Kentia palm perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate also can be as houseplant and growing hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green, shredded with spiny edge.

Kentia palm flower

Flower color brown that grow on clumps.

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Requirements for Kentia palm growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Old leaves

Size of the plant?
3-12m, 10-36 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Brown flowers, grow on clumps

Scientific name:

Howea forsteriana

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