Caring for Kentia Palms

Kentia palms are among the most elegant, sophisticated plants in the world. They are highly favored particularly for their graceful, arching fronds. You will find them in the finest hotels, resorts and palaces of the world and anywhere elegance is the theme. In fact, it is one of the first plants to ever be used indoors.

Kentia Light Needs

Kentias are somewhat tolerant of low light but their leaves will tend to droop in lower lighting. The ideal location is a eastern or western exposure where they can receive some strong light for a few hours a day.

Water and Moisture Needs

Kentias do not like to dry out, however, overwatering is the Number One cause of death with these palms. Needless to say, maintaining correct moisture levels is a bit trickier with this plant which makes it an ideal candidate for a LushPot.

Pests and Bugs for Kentia

If insects are found on Kentias they will most likely be scale which can be removed by hand.