Howea Forsteriana 'Kentia Palm' Seeds
Howea Forsteriana 'Kentia Palm' Seeds
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Howea Forsteriana 'Kentia Palm' Seeds

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1 silver tin of 5 Howea Forsteriana ’Kentia Palm' Seeds(care guide included)

(Find more info on germinating seeds by going to our seed guide)

About the seeds:

difficulty

beginner | intermediate | advanced

germination time

~1 year

depth

1/2"-1”

spacing

1 seed per soil pod or planter

recommended planter

soil pod, nursery planter or ziploc baggie with

sphagnum moss or perlite

time to maturity

2+ years

seed prep

pre-soak | scarification | stratification | none

method

greenhouse | paper towel method | moss-in-a-bag

temperature

80F - 90F


About the Plants:

description

 small palm with lush leaves

difficulty

beginner | intermediate | advanced

growth speed

slow | medium | fast

size of plant

3' - 12' 

light

full sun | partial sun | shade | grow lights 

soil 

sandy and acidic coconut coir/peat-based potting mix

temperature 

warm | cool

pet-friendly

cats | dogs | no

pests

thrips, scale, mealy bugs, spider mites, root rot, leaf spot

fertilization

heavy | moderate | light


Extra tips or info: Store these seeds in a cool, dry place if not planting right away. It is recommend to plant them right away, the longer they are stored, the lower the germination rates will be.

These are some of the most difficult seeds to germinate, so a good setup with a heat mat, greenhouse and grow lights is recommended to maintain the proper humidity and temperature.