Neanthe Bella Palm - MedioChamaedorea elegans
[ Pot Size: 6'' | Height: 12" - 15" ]
The Neanthe Bella Palm, commonly called a parlor palm, has dense, attractive foliage and a compact shape. Clusters of slender, cane-like stems hold arching, pinnate leaves, giving the plant a tropical flair. The Neanthe Bella Palm usually does not exceed 3 feet in height or diameter, making it one of the few palms that are suitable for tabletop surfaces. The perfect plant for beginners and pet owners, the Neanthe Bella Palm is as easy as it gets!
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- Geographic Origin: Southern Mexico & Guatemala
- Features: Low Maintenance; Pet Friendly
- Growth Rate: Slow
- Great For: Low Sunlight; Table Tops
Plant Care Guide
Bright, filtered light is best but can tolerate low light as well. Avoid direct sunlight.
About once every 10-14 days. Keep soil evenly moist in the spring and summer, allowing the top inch of soil to dry. Water less often in winter. Okay with low humidity.
Level of Care
Easy! Just make sure the soil doesn't dry out completely.
Neanthe Bella Palms remove toxins that can build up in indoor spaces. A general rule of thumb is 1 medium houseplant per 100 square feet of space effectively cleans the air we breathe.
Fertilize once in the spring with a 8-2-12 palm fertilizer. Do not fertilize in winter.
Common household temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit are best.
Use a peaty, soil-based potting mix with a pH between 5 and 7. All-Purpose potting soil is usually okay. Try not to disturb the roots too much.
Pruning & Propagation
Do not prune unless removing the entire frond or stem. To propagate, simply divide the cluster of many small plants that make up the palm.
Yes! Neanthe Bella palms are non-toxic to cats and dogs.