How to Care for a Chinese Fan Palm

use these instructions to care for a Chinese Fan Palm. this guide will tell you how to water your Chinese Fan Palm, its light, temperature, and humidity preferences; and any additional care your plant might need to help it grow.

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS

Your Chinese Fan Palm will do best with bright indirect light. Getting too much direct sunlight can burn the leaves. It can tolerate medium light, but avoid low light situations, as its growth will slow. 

WATER REQUIREMENTS

Water your Chinese Fan Palm when the top 50%-75% of the soil is dry. Never let them sit in water or soggy soil, as this will cause root rot.

HUMIDITY PREFERENCE

Your Chinese Fan Palm will thrive in average household humidity, but will appreciate any added humidity you can give it. Make your palm happy by misting it a few times a week, placing a humidifier nearby, or using a pebble tray to boost moisture. 

OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE

Your Chinese Fan Palm will do best in normal room temperatures between 65-85 degrees. Avoid cold drafts and direct airflow from heating vents. 

PLANT FOOD

Feed your Chinese Fan Palm every month during spring and summer with a general houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength. 

ADDITIONAL CARE

Your Chinese Fan Palm tends to grow towards the light. If you want to keep your palm looking its best, rotate it every month so that it will stay full and lush. 

TOXICITY

Your Chinese Fan Palm is non-toxic and pet friendly.