Houseplant Problems

How to Care for My Cataractarum Indoors


Winter2016 added on November 13, 2016 | Answered

My plant is turning yellowish brown. What kind of container should I repot it in?


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Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 13, 2016

Chamaedorea cataractum, the cat palm, needs high light and consistent watering when grown indoors. Use a potting soil intended for palms or citrus trees, or mix sand or Perlite with regular potting soil. Also check this article to make sure your palm does not have nutrient deficiencies:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep262

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