Cardboard Palm, Zamia Furfuracea

95.00 AED

Max Height: 1m Spread: 12m

Origin: Coast of E. Mexico Family: Zamiaceae

Common Name: Cardboard Palm Flower Colour: Brown

Water Requirement: High Drought Tolerance: High

Salinity Tolerance: High Sun Tolerance: High

Wind Tolerance: High Water Requirement: Low

PH level: Basic Pest Tolerance: High Disease Tolerance: High

Growth Rate: Slow Fragrance: No

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A very robust landscaping plant which will grow in full sun to part shade. The leaves are long and tend to remain horizontal (especially if grown in shade) with rounded leaflets which are particularly stiff and thick with a furry texture.

Zamia furfuracea is also known as Cardboard palm. Is a small cycad with a partly underground, simple or rarely branched, cylindrical trunk. Bears terminal whorls of semi-erect to spreading, pinnate leaves, to 1m long, each with up to 24 oblong or inversely lance-shaped to obovate, stiff, pale green leaflets, later olive-green, with red-brown hairs. Produces felted, red-brown female flower cones, 10-13cm long, usually in summer.

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50-70cm

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