Plant Care Rhapsis Palm
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Rhapsis Palm

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Also known as

Broad Leaf Lady Palm and Lady Palm

Taxonomy

Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis
Arecaceae
Arecales

What other plant parents say

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@Pinkluva
Vancouver, WA
Rating of the plant Rhapsis Palm named Your plant by Pinkluva on Greg, the plant care app
04/21/2021

This is a hardy palm that can withstand colder temps in the evening down into the 30s. The foliage is not affected. I will acclimate this to the sun over the next few weeks and then will plant it int…

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How to care for Rhapsis Palm

Water

How often to water your Rhapsis Palm

Water needs for Rhapsis Palm
0.5 cups
every 9

Rhapsis Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Rhapsis Palm

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Rhapsis Palm in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rhapsis Palm: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Rhapsis Palm may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Rhapsis Palm

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rhapsis Palm: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Rhapsis Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Rhapsis Palm

Rhapsis Palm

Rhapsis Palm


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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