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Encephalartos horridus, Eastern Cape Blue Cycad

Encephalartos horridus

Eastern Cape Blue Cycad
Family: Zamiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterThorny or spiny

This is a very hardy, adaptable, relatively slow-growing cycad and suited to temperate and subtropical regions. This is one of the famous "blue" Encephalartos.

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