The Areca Palm was one of the most common house plants during the Victorian Era brining a touch of the exotic to the large Victorian homes of the day. The Areca Palm is a horticultural hobbyists ideal plant, it is a bit of a challenge. Requiring just the right touch of watering, it never likes to go completely dry, yet never likes to be soaking wet. The Areca Palm is prone to brown tips even if well cared for.
The Areca Palm requires bright indirect sunlight and a steady watering schedule. The Areca Palm is an excellent display plant, filling in a wide area as it spreads its fronds. Often used to dress up dull space in offices and homes, the Areca Palm is also a favorite as a decorative plant at Weddings and other celebratory occasions. The Regular size Areca Palm is delivered in an approximately 8 inch planter and stands about 3 feet tall, the Deluxe Areca Palm arrives in an approximately 10 inch container and stands about 4 feet high, while the Premium Areca Palm is delivered in an approximately 12 inch planter and stands over 5 feet tall.