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Rhapis:
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhapis laosensis
Rhapis multifida

Rhapis humilis

Common name: Slender Lady Palm
Native to: China
Mature height: 18 feet
Mature spread: 3 to 6 fee
Growth Habit: suckering
Leaf type: palmate
Rhapis humilis

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dick Douglas Garden
Walnut Creek

Description:

Can only be reproduced from suckers since all plants known to exist are male


Rhapis humilis

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Edith Bergstrom Garden
Atherton
Rhapis humilis

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Don Worth Garden
Mill Valley
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: filtered sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 20 F
Seed or plant availability: very limited




 
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