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Raphis Palm, Lady Palm - Plant

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Lady Palm is a great indoor house plant with fan-like fronds that are shiny and glossy green.

    What makes it special:
  • NASA recommended air purifier.
  • Best plant for partial sunlight condition.
  • Low maintenance plant.

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1Raphis Palm, Lady Palm - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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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 Specifications

Plant Height30.5 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


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Sunlight

  • 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.


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    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

    Ornamental Use:

    • It makes an excellent container or house plant

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to transplant lady palm?

    To transplant Lady palm consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light.Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

    Can you split lady palms?

    Yes,you can split lady palm mainly by seeds and division.

    How to grow lady palm from seed?

    To grow Lady palm plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within 2-4 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How fast do lady palms grow?

    Lady palm is slow growing and it can reach 10-12 feet in 3-5 years.

    Do lady palms flower?

    Lady palms flower mainly during March-June after attaining full growth.

    How tall do lady palms grow?

    Lady palms grow more than 12 feet with proper care and management.

    Can a lady palm grow indoors?

    Yes, Lady palm can grow indoors consider the following growing conditions 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Can lady palms grow in full sun?

    Lady palms grow in partial to full sun with 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light.

    Can you transplant lady palms?

    Yes, you can transplant lady palm in pot or ground during June-July month.

    What does a lady palm look like?

    Lady Palm forms dense clumps of bamboo like stalks with very dark green, broad, fan-shaped leaves.

    How to care lady palm?

    Caring tips to grow lady palm are as follows . 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to repot lady palm?

    1. After purchasing plants if the pot is too small, proceed to re-pot so that the plant may grow properly. 2. When plant overgrows in the current pot or after every 2 -3 years change the pot and preferably in June-July. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to propagate lady palm?

    Lady palm is propagated by seeds and division.

    How to repot lady palm?

    To re pot lady palm consider the points Choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 1-3 hours of direct morning sunlight and indirect bright light. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Are lady palms salt tolerant?

    Lady palms are moderately salt tolerant.

    How to trim lady palm?

    To trim lady palm consider the following points 1. New fronds come out from the center of the trunk. 2.Trim lower old an died leaves as they become discolored.

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