Beautiful and decorative cycad. Its ease in horticulture, adaptability to both sun and shade, and some cold tolerance make this cycad an exceptional landscape plant.
Plants in cultivation produce more and larger leaves than their wild counterparts and are reasonably fast-growing. Will develop into a sizeable plant in a relatively short time, especially in more tropical climates.
|to 1 meter tall
|1 – 2 meters long – dark green
|Occurs in Honduras and has also recently been collected in north-central Nicaragua
|Tropical, subtropical and perhaps temperate regions. This species has been reported as surviving temperatures down to -5o C