Encephalartos ferox

These easy-to-care-for, slow-growing, palmlike cacti have a dense crown of tough, stiff, evergreen leaves in fronds. Popular indoor and greenhouse plants, their scaly cones and fruits also offer ornamental interest. Grown outdoors in the South. From their tuberous or stout cylindrical trunks, they put out suckers to start new plants. Plant in loamy soil. Water frequently.
Encephalartos ferox
Its unbranched trunk reaches 3 to 6 feet tall. Flowers are salmon pink or bright red. Cones can be solitary or in clusters of 2 or 3.

Attributes - Encephalartos ferox

Plant Type: Succulent

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 2 ft. to 5 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

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