Plant Care Bamboo Palm
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Bamboo Palm

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Bamboo Palm has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Bamboo Palm has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Reed Palm

Taxonomy

Chamaedorea seifrizii
Chamaedorea
Arecaceae
Arecales

What other plant parents say

Bamboo Palm has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Bamboo Palm has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Bamboo Palm has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Bamboo Palm has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Bamboo Palm has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Bamboo Palm has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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Mayfield Heights, OH
Rating of the plant Bamboo Palm named Beatrice by Kaylathrivesonlife29 on Greg, the plant care app
03/14/2021

I had a problem with browning at first but a little more soil management and a self watering pit have helped this beauty stay lush!

How to care for Bamboo Palm

Water

How often to water your Bamboo Palm

Water needs for Bamboo Palm
0.5 cups
every 12

Bamboo Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Bamboo Palm

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Bamboo Palm in your home

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

Bamboo 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 city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bamboo Palm in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bamboo Palm

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

Care Summary for Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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