Parlor palms are a great place to start for the beginner. It gained a near-instant following for several good reasons: It's adapted to relatively low light, can handle lower temperatures, and grows in attractive clumps with light-textured foliage cloaking thin trunks. These factors make the Parlor palm one of the most popular indoor palms.
- These are considered low-light palms, but that doesn't mean "no-light." Parlor palms will do their best in bright, filtered sunlight.
- Like many palms, parlor palms are sensitive to overwatering and cannot tolerate being waterlogged or sitting in a saturated potting mix. Ideally, keep moisture at an even level.