Plant Care Chinese Fan Palm
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Chinese Fan Palm

Also known as

Fountain palm

Taxonomy

Livistona chinensis
Livistona
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Chinese Fan Palm

Water

How often to water your Chinese Fan Palm

Water needs for Chinese Fan Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Chinese Fan 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 Chinese Fan Palm

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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.

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Finding light for Chinese Fan Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Fan Palm: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Fan Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Chinese Fan Palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Fan Palm

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

Care Summary for Chinese Fan Palm

Chinese Fan Palm

Chinese Fan Palm


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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