Rhapis excelsa 'Taiheiden'
The "king of the kannonchiku"
"Taking the pups"
Rhapis excelsa"The Lady Palm" Lady palms are readily propagated by removing the pups and
re-potting them in their own pot. The pups are the new shoots
that grow through the stolon from the mother plant. This is a
photo essay showing how the process is done, and what to look
for while removing these baby plants, to insure a better survival
rate. Click on smaller image for more details and larger photo.
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Cleaning soil from around root ball.
Pulling and prying roots
Prying stolon away from mother plant
Making the final cut
Small Rhapis excelsa 'Taiheiden' Pup
Cleaning roots and getting pups ready
Here to order Lynn
McKamey's "Secret of the Orient"