Zamia - cardboard palm

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Low maintenance architectural plant, low and wide in shape with arching herringbone stems. Hardy in dry gardens, coastal sites, desert planting and other tough situations; needs less humidity and water than other cycad species. Beautiful accent plant or in a large pot.

Zamia furfuracea - cardboard palm

APPEARANCE : Low maintenance ornamental plant with a wide rosette of arching stems, each with sturdy rounded herringbone leaves. The leaves and stems have a fuzzy surface. Please note : they look a little different when young until the leaves mature into their familiar pattern (see photos)
USE FOR : Accent and specimen planting, landscaping and poolside, coastal gardens, large containers.
PLANTING : Plant in full sun to part shade in the garden in very well drained soil, sandy or gritty if possible. Tolerates salty soil. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Hardy plant, tolerates heat and dry conditions once established. Prefers dry conditions during winter.
CARE : Remove old foliage for a tidy appearance and fertilise yearly using a slow release fertiliser.
HEIGHT & WIDTH :  Up to 1 m H x 1.5-2 m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is larger than the normal tubestock pot to accommodate the palm's longer roots.
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