Also known as
Red Sealing Wax Palm
How to care for Lipstick Palm
How often to water your Lipstick Palm
Lipstick 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.
Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Lipstick Palm in your home
Lipstick 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lipstick Palm in your home 🏡.
How to fertilize Lipstick Palm
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 Lipstick Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Lipstick Palm can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!
Lipstick Palm 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.
Lipstick Palm may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
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.
Lipstick Palm grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Lipstick Palm can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 11a-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Lipstick Palm
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.