Skip to content
Free Shipping Over $60!
Free Shipping Over $60!

Caring for Your Parlor Palm Houseplant: A Step-by-Step Guide

Parlor Palm

The Parlor palm is a low-maintenance houseplant that will add life to any room. It is simple to maintain and can thrive in almost any environment. Furthermore, it looks fantastic! Here's everything you need to know about maintaining your parlor palm.

Watering Requirements

Because parlor palms are tropical plants, they require a lot of water to thrive. Unless the soil is completely dry, water your plant deeply but infrequently—about once every two weeks. If your plant's leaves begin to droop, it's time to water it again. Overwatering can cause root rot, so keep an eye on the soil. To avoid this problem, use a well-draining potting mix and allow excess water to drain out of the bottom of the pot before relocating it.

Light Requirements

Parlor palms prefer bright indirect light, but they can also tolerate lower light levels. For best results, place them near an east or west facing window, or invest in a good grow light if you don't have access to natural sunlight. Just be careful not to place them directly in front of a south-facing window, as too much direct sunlight can burn and damage their leaves.

Fertilizing Requirements

If you want your parlor palm to thrive, make sure it gets enough nutrients from fertilizer! During the growing season, feed your plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer (spring through summer). During this time, fertilize every two weeks at half strength and be careful not to overdo it—too much fertilizer can burn the roots! In the winter, when growth slows, you can skip fertilizing entirely.

Your Parlor palm will remain healthy and beautiful for years with proper care and maintenance! All it takes is regular watering and fertilizing, as well as adequate lighting conditions — especially during its growing season — and you'll have a lush green houseplant that will brighten up any room in your home or office! Whether you're new to houseplants or have been caring for them for years, parlor palms are an excellent choice that are suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners. Give one a shot today - we guarantee you won't be disappointed!

Shop Our Latest

  • Big Plant Bundle

    Money Tree + Fiddle Leaf Fig Large plants change a room in an instant. Get closer to that jungle transformation you always wanted and gain a friend...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    Current price $287.18
    $287.18 - $287.18
    Current price $287.18
    Current price $287.18
    $287.18 - $287.18
    Current price $287.18
  • Furry Friends Bundle

    Parlor Palm + Spider Plant These non-toxic plants and faux & preserved options are extra inviting for those who share their home with cats, dog...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    Current price $118.39
    $118.39 - $118.39
    Current price $118.39
    Current price $118.39
    $118.39 - $118.39
    Current price $118.39
  • Money Bundle

    Money Plant + Money Tree According to Feng shui, Money Plant is used to enhance the energy of wealth and prosperity in the Wealth and Money Bagua a...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    Current price $131.18
    $131.18 - $131.18
    Current price $131.18
    Current price $131.18
    $131.18 - $131.18
    Current price $131.18
  • Dracaena Marginata Cane

      Dracaena Marginata Cane  a member of the Dracaena family (Asparagaceae), and is often referred to by its common name, Madagascar Dragon Tree. Th...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $83.99
    $54.00 - $83.99
    Current price $83.99
    $83.99
    $54.00 - $83.99
    Current price $83.99
  • DIY Miniature Indoor Bonsai Tree Garden - Japanese Black Pine Tree

    GROW YOUR OWN BONSAI TREE: This DIY kit include everything needed to start growing your popular Japanese Black Pine Tree Bonsai. The leaves of this...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $64.99
    $64.99 - $64.99
    Current price $64.99
    $64.99
    $64.99 - $64.99
    Current price $64.99
  • Gift Card

    Can't decide what to buy? The best gift is a plant, so if you buy a gift card for a plant you've made a great decision!

    Comfort Plants
    $50.00
    $50.00 - $200.00
    Current price $50.00
    $50.00
    $50.00 - $200.00
    Current price $50.00
  • Matte Finish Cylinder Pot - 5.5 Inch

    The ceramic cylinder planters have a saucer so you don't have to worry about your plant dripping water. The planters come in five colors. Available...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $45.00
    $45.00 - $45.00
    Current price $45.00
    $45.00
    $45.00 - $45.00
    Current price $45.00
  • Ceramic Contour Pot - 5 Inch

    A hanging pot perfect for 4 inch plants.  Enjoy a beautiful porcelain ceramic, uniquely shaped and hand finished with matte white glaze. Promotes h...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $40.00
    $40.00 - $40.00
    Current price $40.00
    $40.00
    $40.00 - $40.00
    Current price $40.00
  • Bonsai Tree Garden DIY grow kit with Japanese Maple Tree Seeds

    GROW YOUR OWN BONSAI TREE: This DIY kit include everything needed to start growing your popular Japanese Maple Tree Bonsai. The leaves of this tree...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $17.00
    $17.00 - $17.00
    Current price $17.00
    $17.00
    $17.00 - $17.00
    Current price $17.00
  • House Plant Root Rot Treatment / 8oz / Root Supplement Fertilizer

    House Plant Root Rot Treatment fortifies your plant against root rot. By promoting healthy root systems, your plants are better able to absorb nutr...

    View full details
    Comfort Plants
    $29.72
    $29.72 - $29.72
    Current price $29.72
    $29.72
    $29.72 - $29.72
    Current price $29.72

See Why Everyone’s Smiling

“She was wrapped with great care and so arrived happy and moist! We are beautiful and thriving!"

Erica G.

“Great shipping. Fast and smooth. Arrived packaged great! Love it.”

Karen B.

“Ordered mini monstera, Pothos njoy and philodendron brasil from you guys earlier this month and they’re thriving.”

Quatrina A.