Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla
Plant Care,  Rhaphidophora

Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla Care

Welcome to our guide to rhaphidophora pachyphylla care

Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla Care Summary

Light needs:Bright indirect sunlight.
Watering needs:Water when the top half of the soil is dry, check it with your finger once a week. 
Fertilizer:A well diluted balanced plant feed monthly in Spring and Summer.
Soil:A well draining potting mix with perlite.
Temperature:20°C-30°C (50°F-85°F)
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Common issues:Overwatering.


The rhaphidophora pachyphylla is a cute little shingling (wall climbing) plant that is easy to grow and propagate.

See also: Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma Care.

Light Needs

Bright indirect sunlight will get the best out this plant.

How Often to Water A Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla.

Water when the top half of the soil is dry, check it with your finger once a week. Don’t let it sit in waterlogged soil.


Use a well diluted balanced plant feed every month in the warmer growing months of Spring and Summer.


Use a well draining mix of normal compost and perlite.

When To Repot

Check your plant in spring and make sure it has plenty of room for the roots to grow over the next year, if not repot it up a size or two.

Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla Humidity

50-60% humidity will suit these plants, mist them daily if the ambient atmosphere around them is dry.


20°C-30°C (50°F-85°F) is great, if it dips down below this at night it won’t be a problem unless it gets down to less than 10°C for long period of time.

Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla Vs Hayi

These two shingling rhaphidophoras are really similar, but at maturity the pachyphylla is smaller.

Where To Buy

Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.

Rhaphidophora Pachyphylla Care FAQs and Common Problems

Overwatering is a big issue, it can cause leaf yellowing and even root rot, so make sure you don’t water you plant unless most of the soil is dry and don’t leave it sat in excess water after watering.

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