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Rhapis excelsa

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Rhapis excelsa

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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoors
C11, D1, Indoors
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoors
Size: 25cm
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $96.60 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $106.26 inc GST
C11, D1, Indoors
Size: 30cm
Available: 25
$/Unit (EX GST): $126.00 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $138.60 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhapis excelsa Broadleaf Lady Palm, Broad Leaf Lady Palm,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Upright, Upright Narrow, V-Shaped

Description:
A small, multi-stemmed fan palm from southern China. Stems have a brown, fibrous, hessian like covering. Mostly grown as an indoor plant, but can be grown out doors in a shady position in tropical,sub-tropical and even temperate climates, however they do not tolerate frost. Slow growing and do well in pots. Often used in offices/shopping malls etc. to purify air.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Scale

Cultural Notes: Grow in free draining soil that always remains moist, but not waterlogged, as this will rot the root system. New fronds start from the centre of the trunk and lower leaves should be pruned off as the brown with age. Brown leaf tips caused by heat & water stress can be lightly trimmed. Grows well in pots, and due to its slow growth can remain in the same container for a long time. Fertilse very sparingly and only when leaves are showing signs of yellowing. Keep an eye out for scale.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Araceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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