Online Plant Guide Trafalgar Tours - TouringForLess.com  
Trees Shrubs Ground Covers Vines Bamboo Grass Corms Ferns Annuals Perennials Rhizomes Bulbs Palms Tubers Gingers

Cycas petraea/Loei Cycad

Cycas petraea / Cycas petraea
Specimen plant
View Image (Full)

Specimen plant

2007-2013 © OnlinePlantGuide.com All Rights Reserved. Information and images may not be reused without written consent.
 
Scientific Name: Cycas petraea
Common Name: Loei Cycad
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories:
Comments: This is a relatively new cycad from the mountains of Thailand so it will take temperatures lower than most cycads. It produces short flat fronds with approximately 40 leaflets that are attached by relatively long petioles. It is reported that this cycad produces large seeds on mature plants that can grow on seven foot trunks.