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This exceptional palm is very popular due to its elegance, beauty, and versatility. It blends well in any interior setting. The Rhapis excelsa palm is sometimes called Lady Palm. It produces fan-shaped leaves that grow from its multiple stems and is best used in areas where it can be allowed to grow to its height.
The Lady palm does not grow wide so they take up less floor space in smaller rooms or apartments. Great in corners and by doorways. It is a slow-growing palm that can tolerate lower light levels but it will grow faster if placed near a window in some bright indirect light. Rhapis palms will add a tropical feel to any room for years to come.
- Considered one of the best clean air plants.
- Once it reaches the height you want it, move to an area with less light.
The Rhapis Palm or Lady palm is loved by many for its ability to efficiently clean the air in a home when used as a houseplant. They are a beautiful addition to a low light area in your room or office, with an attractive narrow habit that is sure to be a conversation starter. Adds a tropical feel to apartments or homes.
*Decorative containers shown are for display purposes only. All plants are shipped in black plastic nursery containers unless otherwise specified.
|Hardiness Zone:||9-11 Outdoors 4-11 Indoors|
|Mature Height:||40 to 48 Inches|
|Mature Width:||30 to 36 Inches|
|Sunlight:||Bright indirect or some direct light|
|Flower Color:||White, rarely flowers|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining, cactus or succulent mix (part sand)|
|Water Require:||Likes to stay moist|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors as focal point or background|
How to Care for Lady Palm
Before you buy a Lady Palm Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
How much does light does a Lady Palm need?
Indoors the Lady Palm does well with lower indirect light. An eastern or northern facing window would be ideal. Southern exposure would work, as long as some shade is provided (otherwise leaves will burn or turn brown from too much light).
How much water does a Lady Palm need?
Lady Palm likes to stay wet or moist, however it's roots do not like to stay constantly submerged. Additionally, Rhapis Palms do best in high humidity, but can grow well in basic household humidity. Lady Palms love to be misted occasionally with clean water. Several other ways to increase humidity for Lady palms are placing the plant near a humidifier or setting the palm on a tray with pebbles that's filled with water. Just be sure that the plant is sitting above the water.
What type of fertilizer should I use for Lady Palm Plants?
Any all purpose, foliage fertilizer will work for Lady Palms. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow release fertilizers. Jack's Classic Indoor plant food works well as a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to a plant that has been in a container for an extended time. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. All of these fertilizers may be used when planting Lady Palm.
What type of soil would I need for the best growth of Lady Palm?
Use a rich soil that drains well for a Lady Palm. If using a basic houseplant mix for your Rhapis Palm, try adding some sand. Using cactus/ succulent soil mix will already have sand mixed in.