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Neanthe Bella (Parlour Palm) Care Guide

Welcome to the Neanthe Bella Care Guide! In this guide, we will provide you with all the information you need to successfully care for your Neanthe Bella plant. Neanthe Bella, also known as the Parlor Palm, is a popular houseplant that adds a touch of elegance to any indoor space.

Lighting:

Neanthe Bella plants thrive in bright, indirect light. Place your plant near a window where it can receive filtered sunlight. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight as this can scorch the leaves.

Temperature:

These plants prefer temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). Avoid exposing your Neanthe Bella to extreme temperature fluctuations or drafts, as this can cause stress to the plant.

Watering:

Proper watering is crucial for the health of your Neanthe Bella. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it's important to strike a balance.

Humidity:

Neanthe Bella plants thrive in humid environments. If the air in your home is dry, consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity levels.

Fertilization:

Feed your Neanthe Bella plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer). Follow the instructions on the fertilizer packaging for proper dosage.

Pruning:

Regular pruning helps maintain the shape and appearance of your Neanthe Bella plant. Remove any yellow or brown leaves, as well as any dead or damaged fronds. Pruning also encourages new growth.

Potting:

Repot your Neanthe Bella plant every 2-3 years or when it outgrows its current pot. Use a well-draining potting mix and choose a pot that is slightly larger than the current one. Gently loosen the roots before placing the plant in the new pot.

Pests:

Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites and mealybugs. If you notice any signs of infestation, treat your Neanthe Bella with an appropriate insecticidal soap or one of our at home recipes.  You can find complete pest information on our Pest ID and Treatment pages.

With proper care and attention, your Neanthe Bella plant will thrive and bring beauty to your home. Enjoy the lush green foliage and the calming presence it brings to your indoor space.