A graceful palm tree in the house which purifies your air too? The Areca palm is the one for you! This ornate Gold palm comes from the tropics and does require some light and moisture. But for that, it gives you tropical air in return.
The Dypsis Lutescens is one of the best air-purifying plants.
Furniture often exudes contaminated substances. The imposing foliage of the Areca captures the contaminated particles and converts them into oxygen. It’s a pleasure!
Temperature: The Areca Palm enjoys a light spot with morning or evening sun.
Electrical lighting: it does Well in offices or fluorescent lighting
Irrigation of water: The Areca Palm needs water once or twice a week for optimum growth . The soil must be constantly moist, but the Gold palm should not be waterlogged. The Dypsis Lutescens needs a rest period in November and December. Then water less and don’t fertilise
Humidity : Good air humidity of 60 to 70 percent is also important. Otherwise, the leaf edges may dry out. When the air is dry, spray the leaves once or twice a day.
Air Purifying : If you take good care of the Areca Palm, the plant will take good care of you too! With its large leaves, it converts contaminated substances in your home into oxygen. Solvents in your furniture are released into the air. Too high a concentration of such gases can cause headaches, for example. The Areca Palm reduces the risk of Sick Building Syndrome.
Fertilization and feeding: Dissolve a little fertiliser for green plants in the irrigation water every month