Rhapis excelsa
Lady palm

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Southern China

Cold Hardiness: 

About 22  F.

Trunk type:

Hairy and thatched

Leaf type:

Fan, fine leaflets.





Speed of growth:



Various varieties or clones; typically about 4 to 8 feet.

Soil requirements:

Rich, well draining soil.

Sun Requirements:

Shade or filtered light.  Burns with too much sun.

General Description:

A nice garden or interior plant with universal appeal.  Easy to grow.  Some clones get over ten feet, but most get about head height.  Every garden should have one.

Other Notes:

Variegate varieties are very desirable and expensive

Further Data:

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