Zamia furfuracea

Cardboard Plant / Cardboard Palm / Cardboard Cycad


This striking Cycad can tolerate part shade to full sun.  The leathery green foliage has the texture of cardboard, which gives it the common name of Cardboard Plant.

A popular plant to be featured indoors, or in pots in part shade.  Note, the plants, including seeds, are toxic to humans and pets.  Can be planted in the ground in a sub-tropical climate or where there is no danger of frost.  Slow growing to approximately 1m high by 2m wide, this plant prefers a moist, well drained soil but is tolerant of drought once established.

A popular, low maintenance evergreen plant to add interest to the home or garden.



DimensionsHeight: 0.5 to 1m, Width: 2m
Aspect Full sun, Part shade
Pests & diseasesNo major problems
Typical sizes200mm, 300mm, 400mm

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