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Rhapis:
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhapis laosensis
Rhapis multifida

Rhapis excelsa

Common name: Lady Palm
Native to: China
Mature height: 12 ft
Mature spread: 6 ft or mo
Growth Habit: multiple
Leaf type: palmate
Rhapis excelsa

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Don Worth Garden
Mill Valley

Description:

the most common Rhapis and the most cold tolerant. Variegated forms are not common and are very desirable.


Rhapis excelsa

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Don Worth Garden
Mill Valley
Rhapis excelsa

photo by: Jack Tomsky
Jack Tomsky Garden
Palo Alto
Rhapis excelsa

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dennis Valdez Garden
Hercules
This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: shade / filtered
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 22 F
Seed or plant availability: common




 
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