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Encephalartos altensteinii

Family: Zamiaceae

Common name: PRICKLY CYCAD

Native to: South Africa

Plant

Type: palm

Forms: erect, rosette

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 23 feet

Max width: 23 feet

Flower

orange, yellow

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade, part shade

Propagates by: seed

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: moderate