This plant, Areca Palm, can be used for environments where we need to humidify the environment for different reasons. It also removes environmental toxins and tolerates indoor environments. Certainly a good natural alternative for those places where we need a humidifier.
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It is a small to medium-sized palm that can exceed several meters in height, with branches from the base. It is usually 1.5m to 3m tall, but can grow up to 6m depending on the ramifications it has. When its trunk is unique, it can reach up to 9 m.
It belongs to the palm family, one of the best known for being used as an indoor plant, although it can also be grown outdoors in hot climates. It can live in full sun but the ideal is to put it in a semi-shade.
It needs a humid atmosphere, it is advisable to spray it in summer every day and in winter once a week. Watering is recommended 2 to 3 times a week in summer, and 2 to 3 times a month in winter.
They need well-drained soils and avoid waterlogging, they live easily in pots and it is good as it grows to transplant the Areca Palm to a larger pot in spring.