LIGHT: This plant prefers medium light or bright filtered light.
WATERING: Needs regular deep watering during the warmer months and for the soil to dry out a bit between watering in Winter.
NUTRIENT: Apply blood and bone, slow-release granules, or liquid fertilizer in Spring. Mulch around the root area with some well decayed organic matter. Do not feed in winter.
TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY: Normal room temperature during the growth period with a drop to about 10 degrees in Winter. Relatively low humidity will be tolerated by this plant.
SIZE: These plants grow up to 60 cm in height and up to 1.1 m in width
PROBLEMS: Browning of old fronds could be from natural aging or caused by a lack of humidity or moisture. Scale may be a problem for these plants.
SPECIAL CARE: Keep away from cooking fumes. Double potting may be useful for these plants. When roots become pot bound, repot in Spring.
BOTANIC NAME: Crytomium Falcaltum