They are majestic, but also delicate. Many of them grow in jungles which enjoy a tropical climate and are located around the entire line of the Equator. The interior decoration with these plants can be complicated, since it is not always easy to find the most suitable place for them to unfold their immense leaves. Fortunately, they are slow growing and their stems (or trunks) do not have a tendency to thicken excessivelymaking our task easier.
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Choosing the location – Where do I place my plant?
These plants usually grow under the shade of trees and shrubs taller than them, therefore, in the interior of the home they will look luxurious in any corner more or less spacious depending on the species. We should only put palm trees and trees in rooms with lots of natural light. Whenever possible, they must be protected from drafts, as they could damage their leaves. Too it is important to avoid putting them next to doors or in hallwaysAs we pass by, we cause the air to move, and the tips of the leaves would soon turn brown.
Watering – How often should I water it?
The frequency of irrigation will vary according to the season and the humidity of the substrate. A trick to know when to give him a drink is to insert a thin wooden stick and check how much substrate has adhered to it: if when it comes out of the pot it comes out almost clean, it will be necessary to water. In addition, if the environment is very dry, it is highly recommended to spray it from time to timeor place bowls with water where you can plant small aquatic plants.
Do not forget pay it during spring and summer so that it unfolds a greater number of sheets, and pulverize it with garlic infusions to repel pests every 10-15 days. Do you want your leaves to shine like never before? Clean them with a cloth moistened with milk .
With these tips you will make your plants look great.