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Encephalartos natalensis, Natal Cycad, Natal Giant Cycad

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Encephalartos natalensis

Natal Cycad, Natal Giant Cycad
Family: Zamiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPalm or palm-likeThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Encephalartos natalensis is relatively quick-growing palm-like cycad with an erect stem.

Leaflets are wide, deep, dark green and only have a spine or two at the tip. Some forms almost spineless.


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Encephalartos natalensis, Natal Cycad, Natal Giant Cycad

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