Palm House Plant Leaves Browning.. HELP!

Zhanataya billnzhan at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 6 21:02:46 EST 2001


On Thu, 06 Sep 2001 18:45:49 -0700, livesoil <soil at dirtboat.com>
wrote:

>On Fri, 07 Sep 2001 00:02:37 GMT, "Toni"
><Toni at irish-wolfhoundsSPAM.com> wrote:
>
>>Take it easy....
>>While it would be nice to have an ID, it is not likely in this case. I'd bet
>>it is a Chamaedorea or an Areca, and the likelihood of humidity being needed
>>in an indoor potted palm is about 99.9%.
>
>Gosh my Chamaedorea and Areca do very well in 12-20% humidity.
>>
>>Of the 42 species palms I currently have on my property, all are thriving in
>>high humidity.
>>I'm betting hers will too.
>
>Many palms CAN do well in high humidity....FL has a problem with a
>number of species NOT adapted to humidity......Many Chamaedorea
>species are in very dry conditions for a portion of their
>lives....gosh, but I'll take it easy and smile and enjoy them without
>humidity..:>)


Easy to tell when it gets too dry for them the spidermites and scale
move in.

Zhan




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