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Zamia Cycas 4 ft XL plant

Zamia Cycas 4 ft XL plant

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Zamia Cycas, often referred to simply as Zamia or commonly as "coontie palm" or "cardboard palm," is a genus of cycads that are popular ornamental plants due to their unique, prehistoric appearance and hardiness. Zamia plants have stiff, glossy, pinnate leaves that resemble those of palms or ferns. The leaves can vary in length and are often dark green, providing a lush, tropical look.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Tree Size Plant in 12 inch dia pot.
Sturdy Packed with Express Shipping.
All the tips and tricks for expert-level care.

PLANT SIZE : 4 feet tall (including pot)

DIFFICULTY

Moderate - High maintenance

LIGHT

Zamia plants prefer bright, indirect light but can tolerate some direct sunlight. They can also adapt to lower light conditions, making them versatile for indoor growing.

CARE TIPS

Watering
Frequency: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry. Zamia plants prefer a well-draining soil mix and do not like to sit in water, as this can lead to root rot. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings.
Water Quality: They are generally tolerant of various water types, but using distilled or rainwater can be beneficial if your tap water is particularly hard or chlorinated.
Humidity
Preference: Zamia plants are adaptable to various humidity levels. While they prefer moderate humidity, they can tolerate lower humidity conditions typical of indoor environments.
Temperature
Range: Zamia plants thrive in warm temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C). They are not frost-tolerant and should be protected from temperatures below 50°F (10°C).
Soil
Type: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a cactus or succulent mix. Adding sand or perlite can improve drainage.
Fertilizing
Schedule: Feed the plant with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding in the fall and winter when the plant's growth slows.
Pruning
Maintenance: Pruning is generally not necessary for Zamia plants, but you can remove any dead or yellowing leaves to keep the plant looking tidy.
Propagation
Method: Zamia plants can be propagated from seeds or offsets.
Seeds: Collect seeds from mature cones, clean them, and plant them in a well-draining mix. Germination can be slow and may take several months.
Offsets: Some species produce offsets or pups that can be separated from the parent plant and potted individually.
Pests and Diseases
Common Issues: Keep an eye out for common pests such as scale, mealybugs, and spider mites. Regularly inspect the plant and treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
Diseases: Ensure good air circulation and proper watering practices to prevent fungal diseases such as root rot.
Toxicity
Caution: All parts of Zamia plants are toxic if ingested, so keep them out of reach of pets and children.
Additional Tips
Container Growing: If growing in a container, ensure the pot has adequate drainage holes. Repot every 2-3 years to refresh the soil and provide more space for root growth.
Outdoor Growing: In suitable climates (USDA zones 9-11), Zamia plants can be grown outdoors in well-draining soil and partial to full sun.

SHIPPING & GUARANTEE

The Plant will be shipped within 5-7 business days.

If a wrong or dead/damaged plant is delivered, then it has to be informed to us with images within 24 hours after delivery.

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