Plant Care Metal Palm Tree

Metal Palm Tree

Taxonomy

Chamaedorea Metallica
Chamaedorea
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Metal Palm Tree

Water

How often to water your Metal Palm Tree

Water needs for Metal Palm Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

Metal Palm Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Metal Palm Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Metal Palm Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Growing Metal Palm Tree in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Metal Palm Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 25th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Metal Palm Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 20.7% ☀️

January 21st, 2022

Columbia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to increase by 20.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Finding light for Metal Palm Tree in your home

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

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

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Metal Palm Tree

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

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Care Summary for Metal Palm Tree

Metal Palm Tree

Metal Palm Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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