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Encephalartos natalensis : fact sheet


Species name:
Encephalartos natalensis
Common names:
Natal giant cycad
Description:
Natal Cycad RSA Tree No 10 Shrub Tall/Cycad/Tree Very Small

Plant area

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

Plant size and micro-climate

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

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Shrub Very Tall - below 700cm ,Tree Very Small - below 300cm ,Cycad
Usage:
Attract Birds
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Poisonous
Flowers:
Flowers Inconspicuous or No Flowers
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Thorny/Spiny/Prickly/Bristly/Sharp-edged ,Toxic
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves Cycad-like - Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive , Leaves Compound - Leaflets Toothed

Plant suppliers

4 Seasons Garden Centre & Nursery

Heidelberg
tel: 016 341 5248
email: kirwan@oribi.co.za
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