Help!! Is my plant dying? What should I do?


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Hi everyone.
I'm here for seeking a help...
I got this plant as my birthday present. I want to keep this as long as possible (I ask staff then she said it will arrive for very long time!! like 10yrs)

It has been a month since it came to my house.
Was super good when I got it, but gradually it turned to yellow and also could not stand straight by itself anymore.

I spray every morning and evening to the leaves. Watering once a week.

Please give me advice to keep healthy
 

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How far from a light source is it?
If it's a window, what direction does it face?
Are there curtains or drapes and do you keep them open during the day?
Does it have a drain hole in the bottom?
How do you determine when to water?
How much water comes out the bottom when you water?
Does it feel 'gritty' when you rub the leaves?
Can you post a closer picture of the leaf tips?
That kind of palm likes very bright light and to be moist, not wet all the time. It may have spider mites (that's what the closer picture will help identify). These are difficult, but not impossible, to eliminate. The spraying doesn't really help unless you do it 15-20 times a day.
 

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Hi. Thank you for helping me out!!

-Light is half direct light. It's very bright room. Sometimes(some part) have a direct sunshine every morning to afternoon. There is no curtain in the room.

-there are 4 big drain holes at bottom. When I water it, the water comes out easily.

-not feeling gritty

Seems bottom stems are losing from the soil. Thought because it dried, I water this morning.

Thank you for the tips for spraying!!
Do you think should I report/replace to fix tilting?
 

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It looks like a species of Chamaedorea, although probably not elegans. Same care applies though. It does look like it has spider mites. You can use Neem oil to help control them. You mix it with water and spray both the upper and lower leaf surfaces. To straighten it, pull all the stems upright and gently shake and bounce the pot a few times (while holding the stems in place). They like to be moist without drying too much. It's best to stick your finger into the soil about an inch and if it feels dry, water it. Do that once a week and if it doesn't feel dry, then skip it that week.

Happy Plant Parenting
 
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Is it an Areca Palm? I have one, and I water it daily. I spray it occasionally. I give it soft water and keep it out of direct sunlight. I’m not sure if yours has any pests, but I use neem oil if I ever see mealy bugs near mine. Good luck!
 
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It looks like a species of Chamaedorea, although probably not elegans. Same care applies though. It does look like it has spider mites. You can use Neem oil to help control them. You mix it with water and spray both the upper and lower leaf surfaces. To straighten it, pull all the stems upright and gently shake and bounce the pot a few times (while holding the stems in place). They like to be moist without drying too much. It's best to stick your finger into the soil about an inch and if it feels dry, water it. Do that once a week and if it doesn't feel dry, then skip it that week.

Happy Plant Parenting
Thank you, I bought neem oil and sprayed it on surface. Also I was told that could be soil nutrients problem, so I replace it to bigger pot. I'm hoping these efforts will work well...!!
 
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The repotting really wasn't necessary, but what's done is done. Did you cover any of the original soil surface? If so, clear it off. Putting soil on top of the original soil impedes air movement in the soil. Make sure that when you water some water comes out the bottom. This will wet the entire rootball.

Happy Plant Parenting
 

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