Plant Care Roystonea Regia
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Roystonea Regia

Also known as

Florida or cuban royal palm, Florida or cuban royal palm, Florida royal palm and Cuban royal palm

Taxonomy

Roystonea regia
Roystonea
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Roystonea Regia

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Florida or 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 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Roystonea Regia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

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.

FAQs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Roystonea Regia

Roystonea Regia

Roystonea Regia


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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