Plant Care Cuban Royal Palm

Cuban Royal Palm

Also known as

Florida royal palm and Cuban royal palm

Taxonomy

Roystonea regia
Roystonea
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Cuban Royal Palm

Water

How often to water your Cuban Royal Palm

Water needs for Cuban Royal Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Cuban Royal 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 Cuban Royal Palm

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 Cuban Royal Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cuban Royal Palm: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cuban Royal Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cuban Royal Palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cuban Royal Palm in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cuban Royal Palm

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

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Care Summary for Cuban Royal Palm

Cuban Royal Palm

Cuban Royal Palm


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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