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Areca Palm

The Areca Palm is a beautiful and large houseplant that can turn any room into a tropical paradise. It's the perfect large plant for those that have pets and/or small children. It's the perfect plant for pet owners, because this plant is non-toxic and won't harm your pets when they chew on its leaves. If you accidentally don't give this palm the care it wants, it will let you know quickly. This helps you to change your plant care routine quickly, before it's too late.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

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On this page you'll find links to all resources you need to properly take care of the Areca Palm and help it thrive.

1. How to care for an Areca Palm

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How to care for an Areca Palm

The Areca palm is the bigger sibling of the Parlor Palm. The Areca palm might look similar, but it has different plant care needs. In this guide we're going to learn how to take care of a Areca Palm.

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The Areca Palm at a glance

Areca Palm
Water when top soil is dry
Prefers indirect sunlight
Fertilize once every 3 months

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