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Palm leaves turning brown

Below is the picture of my palm. I got this 5 weeks back. I don't water it too much. I ensure that the soil is dry enough before watering more.
I have kept where it gets little light. Not sure what is wrong. But its leaves are turning brown fast. Please help.

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My palm is smaller than yours, but used to lose leaves like yours does. While it's very important to allow the soil to dry between waterings, I have found that I was actually allowing it to become too dry. Now that I'm watering slightly more often, the plant is losing leaves less often. Perhaps that's something you could try with yours?

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