Cycad, Palma de Pegamento (Glue Palm)
Zamia fairchildiana

Family: Zamiaceae
Genus: Zamia (ZAM-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fairchildiana (fair-child-ee-AY-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Cycads

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Anahola, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 9, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

attractive fast growing tropical cycad from Costa Rica and Panama. Has unarmed lancelote leaflets. Named after DAvid Fairchild and/or the tropical gardens also named after him, in Miami Florida