Posted 3M ago by @babyfiretiger13

Repot parlour palm
So Iโ€™m pretty sure my parlour palm is root bound. There is no room to water it just falls over the sides and the roots are visible from the top of the soil. She has gotten pretty bushy so I was thinking about dividing it to make two plants.
Has anyone done this successfully and do you have any tips?
Also one of the stems is brown (brown since I purchased it in November), Iโ€™ve read not to cut the stems since it may cause the plant to stop growing? Does any one have any experience in this?

The two photos are from November. The plant card is the current picture/state.

Thank you!

#parlourpalm #repot #GregGang #HappyPlants #PlantMommy
2ft to light, indirect
6โ€ pot with drainage
Last watered 2 days ago
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I would repot if you think itโ€™s root bound. I have my Majesty Palm in a 10โ€ pot with drainage. Mine is doing great in such a big pot. It didnโ€™t need that size but thatโ€™s all I had. Plus I used Shake and Feed fertilizer for Palms by Miracle Grow and it has done wonders for my palm. By the looks of you plant it wouldnโ€™t hurt to go up a size. If it were my palm I would repot it. Just my opinion. Your Palm is absolutely beautiful ๐Ÿ˜
They don't need too much water, she looks healthy
Maybe this article will help
What size did she start at? I have a couple little ones!
@Sassylimey Her roots are showing up at the top and poking out of the bottom drainage holes. The soil is literally drying up every 3 days and she is not in a super bright area, she receives medium light throughout the day and bright indirect in the morning. I know she is root bound because she shouldnโ€™t need water this often, which leads me to believe there is more roots than soil at this point.
And thank you! I agree she is very healthy! I try my best to keep on top of her care ๐Ÿ˜Š
Thanks for the link ๐Ÿ˜‰
@Superjaeded she was pretty tall to start when I purchased in November! Definitely has a lot of new growth and is a lot bushier now. I have her in a 6 inch pot currently. I read that they are slow growers but even in December she was pushing out new fronds. Iโ€™m sure it doesnโ€™t hurt that I live in Florida! โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ˜Ž
@KikisOasis thanks so much! I will definitely look into the soil mix. Yea I think Iโ€™m gonna end up reporting and attempting to divide ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ the first step is speaking it into existence for me! lol thanks for the nudge ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜Š

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