Rhapis as a slow growing palm. A typical 6 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 8 inch potted plant has been growing in the nursery for minimum of 2 years.
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Description for Raphis Palm, Lady Palm
Although most fan palms are house plants and will mostly be found in large interior scape because of their size and spread, the Rhapis Palm is well suited to life in the home. It has more of an upright growth habit than many other fan palms. Rhapis are some of the easiest palms to grow, but each species has its own particular environment and culture requirements.Both 6 and 8 inch pots can be used as table top and accent plants, while 10 inch and up are free standing specimens.
Planting and care
Caring for Raphis Palm
- Lady Palm, is a great indoor house plant. The fan-like fronds are a shiny, Remove lower leaves as they yellow and trim brown tips to the natural leaf shape using clean, sharp scissors.
Reducing the light intensity will cause it to eventually drop some inner and lower fronds. Keep these removed as they occur.
Keep your palm s foliage clean and initially keep an eye out for insect problems.
Mealy bug, thrips, scale and sometimes even aphids can be a problem but a good wash down with soapy water should control these pests
Typical uses of Raphis Palm
Ornamental use: Rhapis excelsa adapts to most tropical and subtropical landscapes. R. subtilis thrives in warm, humid regional landscapes. R. humilis prefers subtropical landscapes with cool summer nights.
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Amazed us with safe and sound delivery
Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!
Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.
Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...
Is it a live plant?