Description for Rhapis humilis
Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Chamaerops humilis||Blue||May to October||1.50 to 2.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.
|Full Sun to part shade||Well drained soil||Medium||30 to 40 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Rhapis humilis
- Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean.
Typical uses of Rhapis humilis
Special features: Borders, rock gardens, native plant gardens, wild gardens or prairies.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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