Plant Care King Alexander Palm

King Alexander Palm

Also known as

Alexandra Palm, Alexandra Palm, Alexander Palm and Northern Bangalow Palm


Archontophoenix alexandrae

How to care for King Alexander Palm


How often to water your King Alexander Palm

Water needs for King Alexander Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

King Alexander 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 King Alexander Palm

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Alexandra Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant King Alexander Palm: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

King Alexander Palm can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize King Alexander Palm

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

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Care Summary for King Alexander Palm

King Alexander Palm

King Alexander Palm

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


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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