Plant Care Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Taxonomy

Cordyline petiolaris
Cordyline
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Broad Leaved Palm Lily

💦 Water

How often to water your Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Water needs for Broad Leaved Palm Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Broad Leaved Palm Lily 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 Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Broad Leaved Palm Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Broad Leaved Palm Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Broad Leaved Palm Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Broad Leaved Palm Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Broad Leaved Palm Lily

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Broad Leaved Palm Lily prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Broad Leaved Palm Lily requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Broad Leaved Palm Lily Light Requirements →

Broad Leaved Palm Lily Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Broad Leaved Palm Lily doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Broad Leaved Palm Lily Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Broad Leaved Palm Lily does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Broad Leaved Palm Lily →

When and How to Successfully Repot Broad Leaved Palm Lily →


💩 Fertilizer

Broad Leaved Palm Lily should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Broad Leaved Palm Lily is native to Western Pacific.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Broad Leaved Palm Lily

Broad Leaved Palm Lily


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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