Laos Lady Palm
Rhapis laoensis

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhapis (RAY-pis) (Info)
Species: laoensis (lay-oh-EN-sis) (Info)

Category:

Palms

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

La Habra, California

Loxahatchee, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 3, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

THis is one of the touchier species of Rhapis palms, at least here in Southern California- it needed a bit more warmth and protection that I could offer it- leaves brown-tip badly in marginal climates and poor water. Has only 2-4 leaflets per leaf and they have rounded ends. Very slow plant.