Lady Palm, Rhapis excelsa

Lady Palm

FAMILY:
Arecaceae

ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Multi-stemmed clump with a bamboo-like trunk grows to 12 ft. with glossy palmate leaves divided into ribbed segments with saw-toothed leaf ends

CULTIVATION:
Water moderately; fertilize monthly; part shade

PROPAGATION:
Division of offsets

COMMENTS:
Common houseplant for low light levels

 

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