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Majesty Palm

A Majesty palm needs very bright indirect light at all times. One of the reasons the fronds turn yellow is that there is not enough light.

The soil of a should be consistently moist but not soggy. Never let a majesty palm totally dry out or sit in water. Brown tips indicate the plant needs more water and yellow tips mean the plant has been over-watered.

Majesty palms do well in temperatures between 45°F-85°F ( 7.2°C-29.4°C). Try to keep this palm away from cold drafts or heating vents.

Majesty palms like high humidity, but grow well in basic household humidity.

Spider mites are the main pest problem. Spray the fronds of a majesty palm with warm soapy water every few weeks to prevent them. If spider mites do appear, treat the plant with Neem Oil or an insecticidal soap.

The high humidity that these plant like encourages bacterial and fungal infections. Keep the leaves dry and provide good air circulation around the plant.

Always use very sharp scissors or cutting shears when pruning any houseplant. Quickly prune any yellow fronds as well as any leaves that show signs of fungal or bacterial infection at the base of the frond stem. Prune fronds at the bottom of a palm plant to encourage growth at the top of the plant.

Ponytail Palm

A Ponytail Palm is not really a palm but a relative of the Yucca plant, a member of the Agave family, and a relative of the Lily Plant. This is is unique succulent, there are no two of these palms that are exactly alike.

A Ponytail Palm grows best in very bright indirect light or full sun. In proper growing conditions, it can reach a height of up to 8ft.

Over- watering is about the only way to kill a Ponytail Palm. Allow the top 50-70% of the soil to dry out before watering. During the warm months you may need to water every 7-14 days; in winter, only every three or four weeks. A Ponytail Palm stores water in its base and is very drought resistant. These plants can get brown leaf dips when they are over or under watered. However, when in doubt, do not water!

Ponytail Palms like warm temperatures above 60°F (15.6°C). They can survive lower temperatures, but don’t grow as well. These plants, unlike other exotic tropical houseplants, like dry hot heat.

A Ponytail Palm needs very little humidity and does well in warm dry air.

If you want to keep a Pony Tail Palm small keep it in a small pot. When you move it to a larger pot, the trunk can expand and the PonyTail Palm grows faster.

Trim the brown ends off the leaves with wet scissors.

A Ponytail Palm is a non- poisonous plant

 

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