Areca Palm Trees
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Areca Palm House Plants

Zone Ayr | Anonymous added on June 15, 2017 | Answered

Hello, I would be so grateful if you can offer any help or advice? I have recently bought one of the above which came in a pot with holes for drainage. However, I have now purchased a slightly larger more ornate pot which has no drainage holes at all. Can this new pot be used for my plant if I lay pea gravel at the bottom and placing the original pot within and then adding compost to compensate the size? Kind regards, Andrew

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 16, 2017

There are very specific reasons for repotting an Areca Palm, and this article will give you the reasons why as well as the "how." Hint: you'll want to remove your new Areca Palm from the original pot -- it is not needed any longer.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/areca-palm/growing-areca-palm-indoors.htm

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