4.2 out of 5 (81 experiences)
About Majesty Palm
The majesty palm earns its name, growing over 100 feet tall in its native Madagascar. There they grow along riverbanks and lagoons, but indoors they bring an air of the tropics to any space. Though popular as a houseplant, they are considered near threatened in the wild with only 900 individuals remaining. 🌴
How to care for Majesty Palm
Majesty Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 25th, 2022
Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.1 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
January 26th, 2022
This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 5.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayl…
Majesty Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ⛅.
Majesty Palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Majesty Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 19th, 2022
The growing potential in Houston is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…
What other plant parents say
I bought Neil via the Internet and he arrived in mediocre shape with a lot of crushed leaves and one stalk. He looked like he was making a decent recovery until my two usually well-mannered puppies dug him up out of the pot. It was a disaster and all but one stalk was damaged. Upon pruning the destroyed parts, I discovered he had small white webs forming everywhere. I washed him all over lightly with a very diluted dish soap. He is hanging in there and I’m shocked at how resilient he is. It’s going to be a long road but I’m hoping to help him recover and flourish.