Rhapis Palm – A Brief Overview

Rhapis, also known commonly as the Lady Palm, can be found in homes and gardens throughout the world. It grows from multiple stems, each topped with upright fronds. The Rhapis Palm is native to Southern China and Taiwan; it grows best in partial shade and makes the best indoor palm in the world. These palms are slow growing, have a long life and can grow to 3-4 metres. Features

  • - Elegant Tropical Effect, Highly decorative
  • - Bamboo like clustering trunk pattern
  • - Slow growing, multiple trunk style
  • - Great choice for large pots and containers
  • - Cold Tolerant

Growing Conditions

  • - All species of Rhapis prefer filtered light or partial shade.
  • - The soil should be kept moist to avoid gray, brown or crunchy foliage.
  • - This species tolerates tropical and subtropical temperatures from 20 to 100 degrees F and can handle both humid and dry climates.
  • - Soil should be rich in humus and should have proper drainage.
  • - They grow slow and hence require less fertilizer.

The two most common varieties of the Lady Palm are: R. humilis and R. excelsa. The R. excelsa is the most popular Rhapis which grows to 6 feet and forms a dense bush-like clump of stems with upright leaves. The Rhapis Palm is cold tolerant to around 23 degrees F and is good for Melbourne and Western Sydney. Lease-A-Leaf guarantees top notch quality plants and an amazing customer service. Rhapis palms are great plants for the casual palm-lover with moderate space.

Indoor Plant Hire – Hiring versus Buying

Haven’t you wondered how good the feeling is when you are surrounded by trees and plants? Indoor plants create a healthy, contemporary workplace, inspiring your employees. The indoor plant hire provides aesthetic benefits along with improved air quality, office morale and productivity. There are many who believe that buying their own plants and maintaining them can help them save money. Actually, it is always advisable to outsource the supply and maintenance of your Indoor plants.

Why hiring plants is always better than buying?

1.Ease and Comfort: You don’t need to earmark a person for maintaining the plants. Indoor plant hire companies have trained technicians who take care of the plants. Moreover, replacement of the plants and their daily maintenance is taken care of by the Plant Hire Company.

2.Ease to customize and high flexibility: The plant hire company can accommodate requests to customize the plant hire depending on the interior, location or occasion. If you have bought the planters, you would then have to throw them out and buy new planters with any change in decor.

3.High Quality assured: The plant hire company is always committed to provide fresh and healthy plants from an extensive plant range and an equally wide variety of the latest and most stylish pots and containers.

4.Economical: Indoor plant hire is always an economical solution when compared with buying plants.

5. Advisory service: Unless you are an indoor plant expert, it is always risky to buy plants and one might end up buying the wrong plants. Plants which require a lot of light might end up in a dark corner and vice versa. It is always advisable to leave it for the experts.

With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Lease-A-Leaf has always been committed to provide premium quality products and services along with highly competitive prices.