Cardboard Palm Tree, Zamia Furfuracea Cycad
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Introducing the Cardboard Palm, A Unique and Fascinating Plant
Cardboard Palm, also known as Zamia Furfuracea Palm plant is native to Mexico and its actually not a palm but a cycad like the sago palm, it is a slow growing plant that may spread 3 to 4 feet and the main trunk remains under ground, leaflets develop and grow as evergreen in opposing pairs of up to 12 per stem, commanding attention both indoor as a potted plant or outdoor where they can thrive in indirect sunlight in zones 9-11 and can handle neglect with ease, Cardboard Palm is one of the largest American cycad that can live for centuries, They are often used as a substitute for a palm because of their palm-like features, they can be the ideal plant for limited spaces or as a focal point on your garden.
Unique Appearance: The Cardboard Palm features close-growing foliage with lush, rich greens that set it apart from other varieties. Its medium green foliage has a unique texture resembling cardboard, hence the name.
Easy to Grow: This plant is relatively low-maintenance, making it an excellent choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners. It thrives in moderate to bright light and requires minimal maintenance.
Ideal Growing Conditions: The Cardboard Palm prefers full sun, which means it needs at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. Indoors, placing the plant in the brightest spot is recommended.
Slow Growth Habit: The Cardboard Palm has a slow growth habit, allowing you to enjoy its unique beauty for years to come. With proper care, it can reach a height and width of about 3 feet.
Notable Features: This cycad stays green year-round, making it an attractive accent piece or focal point in any garden or indoor space. Its architectural shape and texture make it a conversation starter.
If you're looking for an intriguing and low-maintenance plant to add to your collection, the Cardboard Palm is an excellent choice. Its unique appearance and easy care requirements make it a favorite among plant enthusiasts.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Details
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Grow Zones: 9-11
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 4-5 ft.
Mature Width: 3-4 ft.
Light: Bright Indirect
Foliage: Dark Green Glossy
Uses: Landscape, Accent Plant, Potted Plant, Complements other plants
Characteristics: Arching leaves on thin woody trunks
Soil Conditions: Prefers well drain organic soil
Does Not Ship To: AZ
My new plant arrived, Thank you for trusting Eureka Farms with your recent purchase, We grow and care for our plants and hope that you will too, our main objective is to ensure a great customer experience and deliver great quality plants for your enjoyment. Plants shipped online are in complete darkness for several days, is normal for plants to stress during this process, do not repot for 2-4 weeks, we recommend dropping the plant in its existing pot as is in a deco planter of your choice, allow your new arrival to gradually climatize to its new environment, humidity levels, lighting and temperatures.
Light, Full Sun to partial shade outdoors, Bright indirect light for indoor use, if is bright enough to read is bright enough for plants.
Water, allow the top 1-2 inch of Soil to dry out, may take 3-4 days, water slowly to allow the soil moist evenly.
Humidity, most Tropical plants can benefit from regular moisture, a humidifier or regular misting is recommended regularly during winter months.
Fertilizing, no need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once you do decide to fertilize You may use a fertilizer formulated for interior plants, preferably a slow release fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
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How do you measure height for cardboard palm?
For indoor plants we measure approximate height from the bottom of the pot to the top of the plant.
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Can I order during winter months?
Yes you can, however most Tropical plants are sensitive to extreme cold conditions, once cold temperatures are expected to fall below freezing it will not be safe to ship life plants, we carefully manage shipping decisions during winter months and determine when is safe to ship, please be advise we may need to hold orders until conditions are appropriate to safely ship the plants.