Cycas revoluta

Cycadaceae

C. 'Palette'

Fern, 1-3 m tall, 1-2 (3) m wide, like a palm, strong sprouts, initially upright, later more prostrate, often with many twigs when old, forming shoots, slow-growing.

Dioecious, male inflorescences: ovoid, woolly, golden brown inflorescences, up to 40 cm long, smelling of pineapple, female: 20-30 cm long, only in open spaces.

Evergreen, fronds up to 2 m long, arranged like rosettes, shiny dark green, pinnate, slenderly linear, rolled back at the margin, very densely packed, smaller at the base, thorny at the tips.

Zone 9

 
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Cycas revoluta - Cycadaceae (Japan)
 
Habit: Fern, 1-3 m tall, 1-2 (3) m wide, like a palm, strong sprouts, initially upright, later more prostrate, often with many twigs when old, forming shoots, slow-growing.
Flowers: Dioecious, male inflorescences: ovoid, woolly, golden brown inflorescences, up to 40 cm long, smelling of pineapple, female:  20-30 cm long, only in open spaces.
Fruit: Large, ovoid, yellow, 3-4 cm long, very poisonous.
Leaves: Evergreen, fronds up to 2 m long, arranged like rosettes, shiny dark green, pinnate, slenderly linear, rolled back at the margin, very densely packed, smaller at the base, thorny at the tips.
Stem: Cylindrical, thick, covered with scales.
Demands: Full sun, shade to light shade, sensitive to frost, temperate or cold house.
Natural habitat: Moist to fresh, moderately nutritious, loamy-humic, well drained soil.
Note: All plant parts are poisonous.
Hardiness: Zone 9
 
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