Rhapis excelsa 3
Rhapis excelsa 3

Rhapis excelsa
(Lady Palm)
USDA Zone: 10A – 11
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Origin: China and Japan
Type: Small Palm

Typical Height: 6’–8’
(1.8–2.4mts)
Typical Spread: 6’-8’
(1.8–2.4mts)

Trunk Type: Hairy and Thatched
Growth: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: Medium
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Flower Color: Cream
Flowering Season: Year round
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-Low
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds; Division
Leaf Type: Fan; Palmately Lobed
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (3’-4'OA)
7G (4’-5’OA)
10G (5’-6’OA)
15G (6’-8’OA)
25G (8’-10’OA)
45G (10’-12’OA)
FG (4'-8'OA)
(1.2–2.4mts)

Typical planting distance:
4’-6’ O.C.
(1.2–1.8mts)

Common Uses: Residences; specimen;
Category: Small Palm

Notes: Excellent indoor palm

+ In this Photo:
Rhapis excelsa
(Lady Palm)
Trunk close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
January 2015
Orlando
Florida USA

Sources:
Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1770/

http://www.floridata.com/ref/r/rhap_exc.cfm

http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/Rhapis_excelsa