Scientific Name: Rhapis excelsa Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:lady palm Texture:Medium
Family Name:ArecaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Compound, Spiraled, Leathery, Palmate venation, Heavily veined, Parallel venation, Lustrous, Elliptic, Serrulate
Flowers: Panicle, Green-yellow, Red, Yellow, Jun- May
Fruit: Berry (true), White, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Deep shade, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
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Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Stems clustered, reed-like, course fibers; leaves eventually forming (3-) -8(-11) elliptic leaflets (initially palmately deeply lobed), margins finely toothed, tips acute becoming truncate with age, about 2-3 cm wide at centre x 30 cm long.