Lady Palm (Rhapis excelsa)


 

NASA Certified
Air Purification Rating
Very Good at removing chemical vapours with a high transpiration rate which is ideal for air circulation and humidity control.
Summary
This large palm has thick, shiny leaves and is one of the easiest plants to care for and is highly resistant to attack. The lady palm is one of the top performers for improving air purity. 
Family
Arecaeae
Origin
Southern China
Care and Maintenance
Water generously in spring and summer. In a warm, dry winter environment it may be necessary to water more frequently. Feed monthly with a diluted liquid fertiliser.
Light Conditions
Semi-sun
Temperature
16-21 celsius. Do not allow to drop below 10 celsius during winter.
Pests and Problems
Usually pest free. Occasionally spider mites. Leaves will turn brown if atmosphere is too dry - mist if necessary.