Light needs: shade to half shade
Rhapis excelsa is the botanical name of this type of palm. The origins of this palm are the tropical and subtropical areas of South China. This palm has bushy stems that grow up from the underground roots. The Rhapis has beautiful green pure leaves and, thanks to its bushy stems, an exclusive look. Originally you will find this palm in the humid forests where it covers the slopes. The palm is preferably placed in a shady spot, and if the room is installed the ideal temperature is 20 °. In the winter you can also put it in a cooler place, up to 5 ° is no problem.
The Rhapis is an ideal plant for in the shade and does not use too much water. The soil must always be kept moist.
If you purchase the plant in substrate and a water meter, the irrigation will be easier. See also Rhapis with ornamental pot and water meter elsewhere on the site.
The rhapis excelsa feels at home in dark places and in a room or office.