Bamboo palm Rhapis excelsa

bamboo palm


R. excelsa is a small evergreen palm with erect, slender, cane-like stems to 4m, bearing long-stalked dark green leaves divided into narrowly oblong lobes; panicles of tiny yellow flowers are borne among the leaves in summer

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      bamboo palm fern rhapis ground rattan cane Japanese peace palm lady palm miniature fan palm slender lady palm see more

    • Common names

      Chamaerops excelsa

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      2.5-4 metres

    • Spread

      2.5-4 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants Architectural

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown at not less than 27°C

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by glasshouse red spider mite and scale insects

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free