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PlantFiles: Schmitz's Cycad
Encephalartos schmitzii

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Family: Zamiaceae
Genus: Encephalartos (en-sef-uh-LAR-tos) (Info)
Species: schmitzii (SHMITZ-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:
Shrubs
Cycads

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Mar 4, 2008, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

rare somewhat dwarf Encephalartos from the Congo... rare because it is difficult to find and dangerous to go there... but it supposdely is not endangered at this time (2008). Pale green upright leaves forming a 'V' in cross section... Deciduous species and somewhat touchy as a seedling



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