Other Names: Fountain Palm
Scientific name: Livistona Chinensis
Native: East Asia
This is a very popular ornamental palm that is adaptable to full-sun and semi-shade, and can be grown outdoors and indoors in a bright spot. Its remarkable fan-shaped leaves can spread out and may require considerable space if grown indoors. If planted inground outdoors, this palm can reach upto 50 feet in height with a spread of nearly 12 feet. Growth can however be slowed down by planting it in a large container and pruning it regularly. A very fast growing, low-maintenance plant. A favorite in outdoor landscaping.
*Highly rated as an airpurifier when placed indoors.
***All our plants are organically grown without the use of any chemical fertilizers, fungicides or pesticides.
Chinese Fan Palm
GROWING: Re-pot in a larger container or grow in-ground to increase root and foliage growth. Grow separately as this plant is quite demanding of soil/water resources. Trim off old, drying leaves from time to time and add this as shredded foliage around your plant to increase humus and soil health.
LIGHT: If growing indoors, place in a bright spot with exposure to direct sunlight for at least six hours daily. If growing outdoors, place in sun or semi-shade.
WATERING: Daily in summer and thrice a week rest of the year. Allow soil to dry out completely between watering events. Never let its roots sit in stagnant water. If growing indoors, ensure that drip trays are emptied regularly.
FERTILIZING: Our plants are sold in organically enriched, NPK+MagSulf strong, potting mixes that would need no additional soil amendments for at least one year. If re-potting/migrating to a larger container, we recommend the use of Mandy's Farm Foliage Plant Potting Mix or one similar to it.