Palm Kentia

General Information
Common Name Palm Kentia
Family Palmae
Genus Howeia
Species forsteriana
Origin Lord Howe Island
Category Palm
Common Uses Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 17 in
Plant Height (photo) 06-07 ft
Width 04-05 ft
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Short to Medium

Container Sizes 10 in-22 in
Heights 03 ft-10 ft
Common or Rare Common
Forms Single, Multi

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Low Light Tolerated

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 35 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 150 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 250 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Scale
Most Common Disease Problem Phytophthora bud rot