The Neanthe Bella Palm is widely grown and sold in the trade as a
A viewer on Youtube requested that I do a vlog on the Neanthe Bella Palm care so I’m finally getting around to it.
When I was an interior
Neanthe Bella Palm care tips here:
The info’s in the video but here’s the shortened version of what you need to know:
Low to medium. It does better & grows more in medium light but will tolerate lower levels.
Once in the spring will do it. Organix RX is a good organic fertilizer for houseplants.
Update: Read about my worm compost/compost feeding right here.
Here’s the skinny on the Neanthe Bella Palm as a houseplant: it comes with good news and bad news
The bad news is, this plant is subject to spider mites and is sure to get them especially when you turn the heat on. We replaced oodles of these palms in offices because once the infestation gets bad, it’s hard to control. You can find out how to get the upper hand on this insect and others in my book Keep Your Houseplants Alive.
Most palms, like the Kentia, Bamboo
You can see the Neanthe Bella in the back of this massive basket garden I’m holding.
Here are some babies – the grower uses this size in smaller dish gardens.