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Encephalartos altensteinii : fact sheet


Species name:
Encephalartos altensteinii
Common names:
Easern Cape giant cycad ,Oos-Kaapse broodboom
Description:
Eastern Cape cycad, RSA Tree No 3 Tree

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Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 700cm
Width:
Less than 300cm
Sun:
Full sun or full shade
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Tree Small - below 700cm ,Cycad ,A tree
Usage:
Attract Birds
Fruit:
Cone-Like Fruit/Seed ,Yellowish/Orange/Goldish Tones ,Poisonous
Flowers:
Flowers Inconspicuous or No Flowers
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Toxic
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves Cycad-like - Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive , Leaves Compound - Leaflets Toothed