Prickly cycad Overview
This genus consists of slow-growing cycads from the subtropical regions of southern Africa, They will appear as large tufts of spiky fronds before developing a stout trunk. They will grows to a height of 3.5m. The leaves are deep blue green, stiff, ovate and palm-like in appearance. Each leaflet is spine tipped and often toothed. The female plants, once matured will produce spectacular cones from the centre of the crown.
How to propagate Prickly cycad
You can propagate by seeds in the spring.
Other uses of Prickly cycad
Grown for their palm like appearance.