Paradise Palm Kentia
☘ Origin: Lord Howe Island, an island located between Australia and New Zealand
☘ Family: Arecaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Howea forsteriana
A Kentia Palm, also called 'Paradise Palm', often conjures up ideas of sun-soaked holidays and its symbolic strength does indeed come from its association as a solar symbol. It has many positive connotations including a symbol of victory, freedom, peace, truth, honor, expansion and eternal life.
In feng shui, palm trees help keep one's wealth, bringing joy, hope, good luck to the owner. Therefore, ornamental palm trees are often grown in offices or parks and gardens.
If you love the tropical look of palms but don’t live in a tropical region, Kentia palm is the answer. Kentia palm are notorious for being able to withstand conditions that many houseplants can’t tolerate. Plus, an indoor Kentia palm can attain a formidable height that makes it an outstanding focal point in interior landscapes.
Kentia palm is one of the expensive palms, because they are typically propagated from seed, rather than from cuttings or divisions. When you combine these two factors, it takes a while to grow a plant that is large enough to sell.
☘ The Kentia Palm is a perfect indoor palm. elegant, excellent air-purifier and resilient.
☘ It can tolerate some neglect, cooler temperatures and dry air conditions making it a low maintenance and trouble-free palm to provide lush, leafy, tropical foliage and an exotic element to any home or office interior.