Plant Care Queen palm
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Queen palm

Also known as

Cocos palm

Taxonomy

Syagrus romanzoffiana
Syagrus
Arecaceae
Arecales

How to care for Queen palm

Water

How often to water your Queen palm

Water needs for Queen palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Queen 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 Queen 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 Queen palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Queen palm: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Queen palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Queen palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Queen palm

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Queen palm

Queen palm

Queen 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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