Lady Palm
Rhapis excelsa
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Palm fertilizer (e.g. N8-P4-K12).
Mist requirements Mist every 5 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Broadleaf Lady Palm, Bamboo Palm
Family Arecaceae
Other scientific names Chamaerops excelsa, Rhapis flabelliformis, Trachycarpus excelsus

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • orange
  • purple
Leaf color
  • green