Palm tree raffia: how to care, plant and decorating tips

Palm tree raffia: how to care, plant and decorating tips

Do not just take care of the plant, you have to choose a beautiful vase to impact the decoration.

Do not just take care of the plant, you have to choose a beautiful vase to impact the decoration.

If you are looking for a beautiful, easy-to-care plant that fits very well indoors, then you need to get to know the Palm Tree Raffia. This post, all dedicated to this type of palm tree, will teach you how to plant, care and insert the plant in the decoration. Check out all the tips: Among so many types of palm, how to identify raffia type? The raffia palm has multiple stapes – stems – elongated and covered with a very rustic brown fiber. The leaves of a bright dark green are known for their palm and pleated shape.

The scientific name of the Palpa rafia is Rhapis excelsa, but popularly it is also known as Palmeira Dama, Palmeira Rápis or Jupati.

Of Asian origin, this species of palm tree appreciates tropical and subtropical climate and can reach four meters in height. The Japanese were the first to use the species for interior decoration.

In landscaping, the Ripa Palm is usually planted alone or in groups. But it is in interior decoration that the plant stands out and has gained popularity.

How to Plant the Raffia Palm

The planting of the Raffia Palm is very simple. First you need to choose a vessel of adequate size for the plant, considering that the seedling will grow soon.

Line the bottom of the pot with pebbles and sand to ensure drainage of water. Then add a soil compound and organic substrate with NPK fertilizer. Make a hole and plant the seedling. Complete with substrate and firm the plant in the vase with your fingertips. Then water it.

The saplings of the Palmeira Raffia are made from the female plants, the only ones that produce fruits. Therefore, when noticing the small fruits in your plant, harvest them and seed them in a vase with moist substrate. Keep the pot away from the sun until the seeds germinate, when this happens transplant the small seedlings into a growing sack until they grow enough to be planted in a definite pot.

How to Care for the Raffia Palm

Palm tree care raffia include lighting, watering and proper fertilization to keep the plant healthy and beautiful.

Palm tree raffia prefers well-lit places, but far from the sun. That’s why it’s so good to be grown indoors. Air-conditioned environments can damage the plant by burning the tip of the leaves. If this happens, sprinkle water on the leaves.

Watering is determined by the moisture in the pot. The best way to know when watering the Palm Tree Raffia is touching the earth. When you feel the soil dry, do the watering.

But in general, palm trees should be watered indoors every 15 days on the hottest days and in the winter, once a month already is enough. The Palm Trees Rifles cultivated on the outside of the house need constant watering. Always observe the soil before wetting.

Fertilization of the raffia palm should be done with NPK fertilizer once a year. Another important care is pruning, however, there is no rule of how to prune the Raffia Palm. It is best to prune the plant whenever it seems necessary to contain its growth. Also cut the dark, stained or burned leaves to ensure the health and beauty of the Palm.

One of the main reasons for burnt and brown leaves in the Palm Tree is the exaggerated exposure to the sun. Try changing the place plan. Now, if the leaves are falling, make sure the Palm is not being over watered.

How much is a Palm Tree?

Another advantage of this plant is the price. Palmeira Ráfia is cheap and the average price usually revolves around R $ 10. However, what makes the plant expensive is the type of vessel in which it is being sold. In this case, some copies can reach R $ 160.

Here are some nice suggestions on how to insert the Raffia Palm in your home decor:

Notice how the plants interfere positively in the decoration and harmony of the environments.

Notice how the plants interfere positively in the decoration and harmony of the environments.

Plants on all sides in this room; really, really only the Palm Tree Raffia and the Fern.

Plants on all sides in this room; really, really only the Palm Tree Raffia and the Fern.

Vase with foot: a differentiated way of inserting the plant in the decor.

Vase with foot: a differentiated way of inserting the plant in the decor.

Vases equal, different plants: in the end, a harmonious result.

Vases equal, different plants: in the end, a harmonious result.

The green of the plants brings life and joy to the decoration of clean and neutral style.

The green of the plants brings life and joy to the decoration of clean and neutral style.

Green corner in the room; among many species, Palmeira Rafia is present.

Green corner in the room; among many species, Palmeira Rafia is present.

Near the window, the Raffia Palm tree receives all the illumination it needs without being burned by the sun.

Near the window, the Raffia Palm tree receives all the illumination it needs without being burned by the sun.

The chic rustic-style ambience features a large vase to accommodate the Raffia Palm and a small anthurium seedling.

The chic rustic-style ambience features a large vase to accommodate the Raffia Palm and a small anthurium seedling.

In the bright corner of the room, next to the brick wall, Palmeira Ráfia stands out.

In the bright corner of the room, next to the brick wall, Palmeira Ráfia stands out.

Red vase highlights the green leaves of the Raffia Palm, forming a striking set in the decoration of the room.

Red vase highlights the green leaves of the Raffia Palm, forming a striking set in the decoration of the room.

The small vase has limited the growth of the Raffia Palm and so it can be used to decorate the kitchen countertop.

The small vase has limited the growth of the Raffia Palm and so it can be used to decorate the kitchen countertop.

Lots of light to please the Palmeira Rafia, beware only of the excess heat.

Lots of light to please the Palmeira Rafia, beware only of the excess heat.

The dining room became more beautiful and cozy with the pot of Palmeira Ráfia.

The dining room became more beautiful and cozy with the pot of Palmeira Ráfia.

Palm tree Raffia stands out in the vase turquoise blue and in the decoration as a whole

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Do not want to plant the Palm Rapi? All right, just use a few sheets of it in the decor.

Do not want to plant the Palm Rapi? All right, just use a few sheets of it in the decor.

Decoration with raffia palm separating the environments.

Decoration with raffia palm separating the environments.

The environment of neutral tones received very well the intense green of the leaves of the Raffia Palm.

The environment of neutral tones received very well the intense green of the leaves of the Raffia Palm.

Instead of one, two Palm Trees raffia decorating the environment.

Instead of one, two Palm Trees raffia decorating the environment.

Integrated environments benefit from the beauty of plants.

Integrated environments benefit from the beauty of plants.

The curtain helps control the brightness that enters the room and prevent the palm from suffering from excess light.

The curtain helps control the brightness that enters the room and prevent the palm from suffering from excess light.

Depending on the growth of the plant, it may be necessary to change the pot to better accommodate it.

Depending on the growth of the plant, it may be necessary to change the pot to better accommodate it.

Watering and proper lighting are essential to keep the Palm Tree Raffia always beautiful and healthy.

Watering and proper lighting are essential to keep the Palm Tree Raffia always beautiful and healthy.

In the midst of other species, the vase with the Palmeira Ráfia stands out.

In the midst of other species, the vase with the Palmeira Ráfia stands out.

A mini raffia palm tree to decorate the bookshelf.

A mini raffia palm tree to decorate the bookshelf.

On the veranda, the Palmeira Ráfia makes the decoration carefree, it seems to be appreciating the view.

On the veranda, the Palmeira Ráfia makes the decoration carefree, it seems to be appreciating the view.

Discreet, the Palm Râfia is present with charm and elegance.

Discreet, the Palm Râfia is present with charm and elegance.

Just give it to this room! A vase of Palmtree Raffia to make anyone gape.

Just give it to this room! A vase of Palmtree Raffia to make anyone gape.

Already in this room, the enormous Palm Ráfia reigns alone and absolute.

Already in this room, the enormous Palm Ráfia reigns alone and absolute.

In this room, only the leaves of the Raffia Palm were used to assemble the arrangement.

In this room, only the leaves of the Raffia Palm were used to assemble the arrangement.

But if the intention is to create a more sober and formal environment, invest in a metallic vase, like that of the image.

But if the intention is to create a more sober and formal environment, invest in a metallic vase, like that of the image.

Next to the sofa, this is the preferred place to position the Vase of Palmeira Ráfia.

Next to the sofa, this is the preferred place to position the Vase of Palmeira Ráfia.

Black and white décor of the room was contrasted by the green of the Palmyra Raffia.

Black and white décor of the room was contrasted by the green of the Palmyra Raffia.

Elongated vase follows the shape of Palmeira Ráfia growth.

Elongated vase follows the shape of Palmeira Ráfia growth.

Adam’s Rib and Raffia Palm decorate with style, good taste and following fashion trends.

Adam's Rib and Raffia Palm decorate with style, good taste and following fashion trends.

For those who like wood, this pot is to fall in love.

For those who like wood, this pot is to fall in love.

Is there enough light in the room? So how about decorating it with a vase of Palpa rafia?

Is there enough light in the room? So how about decorating it with a vase of Palpa rafia?

Next to the bed, the Raffia Palm tree brings freshness and rusticity to the room.

Next to the bed, the Raffia Palm tree brings freshness and rusticity to the room.

Be it your modern, classic or rustic room, there will always be a way to insert the Raffia Palm in the decoration.

Be it your modern, classic or rustic room, there will always be a way to insert the Raffia Palm in the decoration.

Balconies are a great place in the house to grow the Palmyra Raffia.

Balconies are a great place in the house to grow the Palmyra Raffia.

The lower and lower pot of the Palm Tree leaves the décor more relaxed and informal.

The lower and lower pot of the Palm Tree leaves the décor more relaxed and informal.

At the entrance hall , the Palm Tree Raffle reveals itself to be a beautiful host.

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A corridor all decorated with pots of Palpa rafia.

A corridor all decorated with pots of Palpa rafia.

In this room, Palmeira Rafia was placed inside the wooden furniture.

In this room, Palmeira Rafia was placed inside the wooden furniture.

Is there room left over in your house? Then invest in a larger pot for the raffia palm to grow dazzling.

Is there room left over in your house? Then invest in a larger pot for the raffia palm to grow dazzling.

Little sapling of Palmeira Rafia rests quietly on the window sill.

Little sapling of Palmeira Rafia rests quietly on the window sill.

Glass and table in the same color.

Glass and table in the same color.

Classical decoration of the room contrasts with the rusticity of the plants.

Classical decoration of the room contrasts with the rusticity of the plants.

Colorful bowl for the Raffia Palm tree, matching the rest of the decoration.

Colorful bowl for the Raffia Palm tree, matching the rest of the decoration.

The room decorated with wood and natural fibers took advantage of the plants to complete the proposal.

The room decorated with wood and natural fibers took advantage of the plants to complete the proposal.