How to harvest Munch's Cycad
Harvest seeds when mature and starting to loosen from the cone.
How to propagate Munch's Cycad
Sow fresh mature seed in sandy soil.
Allow suckers to grow attached to the motherplant for about two years until they have enough reserves to survive on their own. Remove with a clean cut and use flowers-of-sulphar to help the wounds to heal.
Special features of Munch's Cycad
Other uses of Munch's Cycad
The Afrikaans name 'Broodboom' came from the traditional use of the pith as bread - note that Cycads is toxic and it needs a 3month fermentation process to break down those toxins!