Plant Care Bungalow Palm

Bungalow Palm

Also known as

King palm, Picabeen palm, Bangalow palm and Illawara palm


Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

How to care for Bungalow Palm


How often to water your Bungalow Palm

Water needs for Bungalow Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Bungalow 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.

Calculate water needs of Bungalow Palm

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Bungalow Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bungalow Palm: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Bungalow Palm can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Bungalow Palm

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bungalow 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 Bungalow Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Bungalow Palm

Bungalow Palm

Bungalow Palm

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft 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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