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Common Name: Cardboard Palm

Species Name: Zamia furfuracea

Family Name: Zamiaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Mexico
Sun Preference High Light
Minimum Temperature Intermediate
Problems Leaf spot, scale and mealy bug



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 4 feet
    • Plant Width: 4 feet
    • Leaves: Pinnate leaves with up to 24 leaflets covered with red-brown hair and stiff
  • Floral Characteristics
    • Flower: Male and female cones are covered with felt-like dense pubescents



USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 9
Notes Interesting plant for its architecture and stiff leaves


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