Plant Care Everglades Palm

Everglades Palm

Also known as

paurotis palm, saw cabbage palm and silver saw palm


Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

How to care for Everglades Palm

💦 Water

How often to water your Everglades Palm

Water needs for Everglades Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Everglades Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Everglades Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Everglades Palm: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Everglades Palm may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Everglades Palm in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Everglades Palm

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Everglades Palm: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Everglades Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Everglades Palm

Everglades Palm

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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