Lady Finger Palm (Rhapis Excelsa)

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Lady Finger Palm (Rhapis Excelsa) is a species of fan palm from the family Arecaceae. Rhapis are native to southern China and Taiwan. Its striking appearance is a popular feature, and works beautifully in floorstanding pots/containers.

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Temperature

Raphis are best in stable, intermediate to cool conditions with a minimum of 7oC. This palm is not good in very hot, dry conditions. Rhapis are quite tolerant of low humidity. In high humidity mealy bugs can become a problem.

Specifications

  • Light: Medium 
  • Lux: 400 - 1500 
  • Pot Size: 250, 300, 420mm 
  • Height: 120 - 240cm 
  • Weight: 5.55 - 17.60kg