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Zamia pumila

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Family: Zamiaceae
Genus: Zamia (ZAM-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pumila (POO-mil-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Zamia debilis
Synonym:Zamia latifoliolata

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Category:
Shrubs
Cycads

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chuluota, Florida
Fort Meade, Florida
Gulfport, Florida
Inwood, Florida
Melrose Park, Florida
Osprey, Florida
Pebble Creek, Florida
Pomona Park, Florida
Port Orange, Florida
The Villages, Florida
Cayce, South Carolina
Brenham, Texas



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