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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Cardboard Palm
Palms and Cycads, Shrubs, Groundcovers
Cycadaceae Cycad family

Info: Zamia furfuracea, commonly known as the cardboard palm, is native to southeastern Veracruz state in eastern Mexico. Despite the name, it's not a palm at all but a cycad, a type of seed plant with a long fossil history.


  1. Location: Choose a location that receives full sun to partial shade.
  2. Soil: Plant in well-draining soil with a mixture of sand to retain some moisture.
  3. Spacing: Maintain a distance of 6-8 feet between the plants to allow for growth.


  1. Watering: Water regularly, but allow the soil to dry between watering. Over-watering can lead to root rot.
  2. Fertilizing: Apply a slow-release, balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
  3. Temperature: Prefers warm temperatures and is not frost-tolerant.
  4. Propagation: Can be propagated by seeds or by division of the suckers from the mother plant.


  1. Pruning: Remove any dead or yellowing fronds as needed.
  2. Pests and Diseases: Watch for pests like scale and spider mites. Treat with insecticidal soap if needed.
  3. Repotting: If grown in a container, repot as needed to accommodate growth.
  4. Winter Care: In cooler climates, provide protection from frost or bring indoors.


  1. Aesthetic Appeal: Its attractive, thick, leathery foliage adds unique texture and tropical flair to landscapes.
  2. Air Purification: Though not as efficient as some other plants, it can help improve indoor air quality.
  3. Drought Tolerance: Once established, it can tolerate drought, making it suitable for xeriscaping.
  4. Wildlife Attraction: It can attract certain types of wildlife, like butterflies.