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The Parlour Palm, also known as Chamaedorea elegans, brings tropical elegance to any indoor space. The graceful plant is perfect for beginner plant parents and helps to clean the air. The feathered leaves bring soft architectural texture to any space that has a fair level of light.
The Parlour Palm can get thirsty in the warmer months, check the soil to make sure it doesn’t dry out.
How to care for Parlour Palm
The Parlour Palm likes bright spaces but not direct sunlight.
Wipe the leaves regularly to prevent dust buildup and encourage healthy growth.
Allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before watering.
Feed the Parlour Palm a few times during the spring and summer with a liquid feed.
This plant likes humid conditions, mist a few times a week.
Indoor Plant, Palm
NURSERY POT SIZE
12cm, 17cm, 24cm
PLANT HEIGHT (INCLUDING POT)
40-50cm, 50-60cm, 70-80cm
Parlour Palms can develop brown tips if the humidity is too low, they are too cold or the plant has been under watered.
None that are reported.
Indoor plants help bring personality, break up spaces and introduce new textures and tones.
At Soto we want to make looking after your plants as easy and enjoyable as possible. The Parlour Palm profile will help you get to know your new plant.
The Chamaedorea elegans, commonly known as the Parlour Palm is native to the rainforests of Southern Mexico and Guatemala in Central America. In its natural habitat, it grows in shaded and humid conditions.
In the Victorian era households were fond of exotic plants and the Parlour Palm became a fashionable choice for indoor greenery. The Chamadedorea elegans would proudly be displayed in the parkour, the smartest room in the house.
Apart from "parlour palm", it is also known by other common names such as Neanthe bella palm and Good luck palm. Today, it remains a popular plant known for its relatively low maintenance requirements and adaptability to indoor conditions.