Plant Care

Parlor Palm - Chamaedorea Elegans

We chose the Parlor Palm for this month's plant subscribers. Parlor Palm's are an amazing plant that you can add to, or start your collection with. They are so sustainable they can be sometimes passed from generation to generation.

01 Plant Facts

Botanical name Chamaedorea Elegans

Family Araceae​

Native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala

02 Plant Care

Light Low light and shaded areas of the home. Bright filtered light is also acceptable but do not place in direct sunlight.

Temperature Average warmth 65°F (18°C) and above is fine and no less than 50°F (10°C) at night.

Watering Even moisture is ideal. Err on the side of slightly too dry rather than overwatering. Water when the top 1 inch of the soil feels dry. Yellow fronds will indicate the plant needs more water.