Rhapis Palm
Rhapis excelsa - Lady Fingers Palm
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140456P

Also known as Lady Palm or Ground Rattan Cane this small, attractive palm is native to southern China. It has a clumping habit with bamboo-like slender stems and light green, fan-shaped fronds that are deeply divided into finger-like segments.

This multi-stemmed palm will give your garden a lush holiday feel whether planted in the ground or in a large pot. It prefers a shaded location outdoors and will also grow well in a bright spot indoors.

When used indoors and the weather is dry and hot, mist spray the foliage several times a day. This will keep it cool and help deter pests. The soil should be moist but not wet. A good way to test the soil is to poke your finger into the top inch, if it's dry then water it.

Size — 175mm
Growth Height — 4m
Light Requirements — Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Can be divided to create more plants by slicing the root mass into single trunks. Indoor plants need to be placed in the rain occasionally to wash off accumulated dust.

Watering needs

Light watering to keep the soil moist, water well in summer.

Pruning Advice

Trim old leaves when they turn brown.