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Today's bloom is Eastern Cape Giant Cycad (Encephalartos altensteinii)

Bloom of the Day for March 7th, 2011:

Eastern Cape Giant Cycad
(Encephalartos altensteinii)

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Information:
Type of plant: Cycads

Bloom color: Inconspicuous/none

Bloom time of year: N/A

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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