Plant Care Roystonea Regia

Roystonea Regia

Also known as

Cuban Royal Palm, Cuban Royal Palm, Florida royal palm and Cuban royal palm


Roystonea regia

How to care for Roystonea Regia


How often to water your Roystonea Regia

Water needs for Roystonea Regia
0.5 cups
every 9

Roystonea Regia 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 Roystonea Regia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cuban Royal Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Roystonea Regia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Roystonea Regia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Roystonea Regia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Roystonea Regia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Roystonea Regia: 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 Roystonea Regia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Roystonea Regia

Roystonea Regia

Roystonea Regia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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