Encephalartos altensteinii

AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 4m x 4m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

An evergreen, dioecious cycad which is grows naturally in forests or rocky hillsides at the coast. The large leaves are up to 3.5m in length and are among the largest found in cycads. The leaflets have up to 5 teeth along both margins. The lowermost leaflets are not reduced to spines. The cones are in groupd of 2-5 and turn yellowish green when mature.
GARDEN THEMES:
Formal, rockery, tropical

LANDSCAPING USES:
Great for a forest garden or rockery.
FOLIAGE:
FULL GALLERY:
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