In the spring and summer, when most of the palm's active growth is taking place, water whenever the top inch of soil feels dry. In the fall and winter, reduce watering to whenever the top 2 inches of soil feel dry.
Rhapis are relatively slow-growing plants and need very little fertilizer. Leaf color is one of the best guide: Rich green indicates fertilizer levels are adequate. Slight overall yellowish color may mean the to apply nutrients.
RHAPIS EXCELSA PALM, or Lady Palm, is a great indoor houseplant. The fan-like fronds are a shiny, glossy green when healthy. Rhapis Palms will tolerate lower light than many other palms, making it a good choice for the home or office. Light: try to keep this palm in bright, indirect light all day.
can thrive in any kind of light from shade to full sunlight. The best results will likely be found in full, but indirect sunlight. The more shade it's exposed to, the darker green the leaves will be.
Plan to repot your palm every other year in the spring into a slightly larger container. To do so, gently lift the roots out of the container, aiming to disturb them as little as possible and keep the root ball intact. Then, place the palm into its new container, and fill around it with fresh potting mix.