Zamia furfuracea for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental leaves and also for the flowers, planting in early spring to autumn, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Zamia furfuracea – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 9-12, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – average amount, light conditions – full sun to full shade, height: 0.5-1.5m 1.8-5 feet.
Blooming in the spring to autumn in unique shaped flowers that appear in yellow to brown color.
Alternative names: Ball palm, Cardboard palm, Cardboard Cycad, Jamaican sago, Wild com, Broad-leaved Zamia, Mexican Cycad, Jamaican Sago, Cardboard Sago, Zamia balm
Zamia furfuracea for sale
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Easy plant to grow outdoor or as a houseplant. Plant salt and drought tolerant that should be protected from cold.
Here are some growing tips:
Location – Bright light, partial shade. The plant cannot be kept only in full shade.
Temperature – 12 to 25°C (54 to 77°F)
Soil – moist well-drained with a pH alkaline to neutral
Propagation – by seed. The germination is very slow and hard to do in cultivation. It can be only reproduced by the fleshy colored seeds produced by the female plants.
Watering – Water sparingly in dormant period. The soil should be always moistened. Too much watering will cause the roots to rot. In growth period water moderately.
Fertilizer – a fertilizer with palm food every 6 months in the spring and in autumn.
Pruning – remove dead leaves
Repotting – Each few years
Toxicity – keep the plant away from pets and children as the plant is highly toxic to humans and animals.