This product contains
|1||Raphis Palm, Lady Palm - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Raphis Palm
Raphis palm is the of the most popular palms of India. It has delicate heads of fan-shaped leaves. Raphis Palm grows happily in the tropical and shady areas receiving little or no sunlight.
Raphis plam likes good air circulation and can look very decorative in staircase, in warm patios in summers, providing it receives little sun.
Rhapis plam was listed as one of the best plants for removing toxins in the air by NASA.
|Plant Height||30.5 inch (77 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||15.24 inch (39 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Raphis Palm, Lady Palm,Lady palm,Raphis Exelsa, Broadleaf Lady Palm, Needle leaf Palm,|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4 meters|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Spring |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Keep the plant in morning sunlight for atleast 3 to 4 hours or in bright indirect light . Protect the Raphis palm from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing Raphis palm. Watering Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Rhapis palm are sensitive to excess boron, fluoride, and chlorine in water supplies, which will cause fast spreading black tip burn. Use the purest water available until the problem is corrected. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Raphis palm with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Pruning New fronds come out from the center of the trunk. Trim off lower leaves as they age and become discolored. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Raphis Palm care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Keep the plant in indirect bright light after that move it to direct sunlight. Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Partial shade|
|Watering ||Moderately |
|Soil ||Well drained soil|
|Temperature ||16-27 degree Celsius.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Raphis Palm special feature
Excellent air purifier plant.
Raphis Palm uses
- It makes an excellent container or house plant
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Raphis Palm?
Raphis Palm is commonly known as Raphis Palm, Lady Palm,Lady palm,Raphis Exelsa, Broadleaf Lady Palm, Needle leaf Palm,
How tall do Raphis Palm grow?
On average Raphis Palm grows 4 meters
What color are Raphis Palm?
A Raphis Palm plant bears flowers of color Yellow
When Raphis Palm blooms?
With enough light, Raphis Palm may produce Yellow flowers in Spring
How hard is Raphis Palm to grow?
A Raphis Palm is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Raphis Palm need?
A Raphis Palm prefers Partial shade
How much water does a Raphis Palm need?
A Raphis Palm prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a Raphis Palm need?
A Raphis Palm prefers Well drained soil
What temperature does a Raphis Palm like?
A Raphis Palm prefers 16-27 degree Celsius.
How often should I fertilize my Raphis Palm?
To encourage Raphis Palm growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
VERY nice im so Happy for this plant
Monday, 02 March 2020
This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
Saturday, 08 February 2020
Simply love the plant....healthy n beautiful!!....Thankyou for the free gifts!!
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