Common Names: Chinese Fan Palm, Fountain Palm
Origin: China and Japan
Light: Bright, indirect
Foot Candles: 150 - 250
Water: Moderately moist
Humidity: 30% - 60%
Temperature: 12°C - 32°C
Soil: Well draining potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter
Nutrients: 20-10-10 Monthly
Propagation: Seed or removal of offsets
Interiorscape Use: Large potted plant, atriums
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Especially vulnerable to Spider Mites when grown indoors. Root rot when sitting in water. Spines along leaf stems are very sharp.
Comments: A tough hardy plant great for beginners. Leaves will tend towards the light, so rotating the plant occasionally will create a more full look.