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You've probably heard of Madagascar. Not the movie but the Island in East Africa, that is where Areca Palm is from. Due to climate changes, their natural habitat is lost which has made this plant an endangered species in its native land. However, the way this plant leaves grow on a thin stem and in opposite directions to each other creating a ‘V’ is absolutely stunning. Apart from being eye-catching this plant can live for 10 years or more if given proper care and in these years it can grow as tall as 10 feet. This plant has also received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. According to NASA Areca palms are the best air purifiers as they eliminate more than 4 types of harmful toxins present in every household.
Note: The plant comes in nursery/grow pot.
Detailed Care Guide
Light: Enjoys bright indirect sunlight. Direct harsh sun can burn its leaves.
Water: Water once in two weeks. If the plant is placed in bright light water more often. Let the soil dry out slightly between waterings. Never let the plant sit in soggy soil.
Pet-friendly: This plant is pet friendly.
Humidity: They thrive in high humidity levels. Humidity between 50%-60% is okay.
Temperature: This plant does best in average temperatures i.e. from 65℉ to 75℉.
Fertilizer:Feed them every month during the growing season for excellent growth. Use a balanced ratio liquid fertilizer.
Repotting: Areca palm grows best in a crowded root system. These crowded roots also help to limit its size. However, repot the plant after two to three years or refresh the potting mix to get rid of any salt deposits in the container. Use a well-draining peat-based potting mix.
Brown Leaf tips: Brown leaf tips on areca palm can be due to underwatering. The plant will also develop brown tips if it is exposed to direct hot or cold air.
Drooping or folding leaves: This plant droops or folds its leaves when it is under watered.
What's Included ?
● Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil.
● Decorative Ceramic pot (if selected):
Pot size: 17cm diameter, 20cm tall for plant size 35-40cm and 50-60cm
Pot Size: 20 cm diameter, 25cm tall for plant size 70-90cm
● A care card with expert tips & tricks so that you never kill your houseplant.
● Plant arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your chosen planter.
● If someone is lucky enough to be receiving this plant as a gift, don't forget to enter your gift message at the basket. We won't include any paperwork with prices on!
Note: Each plant is unique; size, color and shape may vary slightly so all measurements are shown as a range.
Shipping & Return
Standard Shipping - Free:
We deliver all our orders within 3 to 5 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order. Standard delivery is free.
Express Shipping - AED 35:
Orders with express shipping will ship within 1-2 business days and have shipping charges of AED 35. One charge covers your entire order, regardless of how many items.
You can also have your package delivered on a specific day through express shipping at a cost of AED 35.
Plants and pots are fragile, and occasional damages are inevitable despite our efforts. If your order arrived damaged, let us know at email@example.com within 15 days so we can replace it as part of our 15-Day Customer Happiness Guarantee. Photos are required as proof of damage and to help us improve our packaging process. Otherwise, we cannot offer returns or exchanges at this time. If your damaged plant or pot is no longer in stock, we will refund you or offer a replacement. Due to the fragile nature of the plant, some imperfections are inevitable and can be caused by transport and handling.
Tip: Sometimes plants just need a little TLC after being in transit. One of our plant care experts may coach you through how to overcome something cosmetic, such as bent leaves.
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