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Lepidozamia peroffskyana /Pineapple Zamia, Palmfern

Lepidozamia peroffskyana   / Lepidozamia peroffskyana
A very young plant as these can grow ujp to 100 feet in height and live for centuries
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A very young plant as these can grow ujp to 100 feet in height and live for centuries

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Scientific Name: Lepidozamia peroffskyana
Common Name: Pineapple Zamia, Palmfern
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Palms and Palm-like Plants
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Comments: One of the largest cycads from Australia with fronds up to 12 feet long. Reproduce by means of cones borne on separate male and female plants. Male cone is up to 2 feet long and female cone about 2 1/2 feet high and 12 inches in diameter. This species can reach a height of 100 feet and live for centuries. Thrives in dry, hot climates and is drought tolerant.