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Zambian Palm


  • Scientific Name:Zamia furfuracea
  • Common Name:Zamia palm,Cardboard palm,Jamaican sago
  • Description:Zambian palms have pinnate leaves like a palm tree but are rounded with a thick tuberous stem. The evergreen leaflets grow in opposing pairs of up to 12 per stem. It is low growing plant that spreads 3-4 feet(1 meter) and has an underground trunk. The trunk stores moisture during drought, making Zambia ideal for xeriscape gardens.
  • Uses:Zambian palm is a good air purifier, which eliminates toxins in the air like benzene and toluene to a great extent. It has excellent ornamental value. It is also used indoors. It can also be used for medicinal purposes.
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Soil RequirementIt prefers soil, which is rich in organic matter, and having sufficient soil moisture with a pH(of 4.0-6.8).
EnvironmentIt bears an average temperature of approximately (15-24°C) and no lower than (8°C).Bright light is good but not essential.It can grow to low light levels, but avoiding direct sunlight is best.
WateringWater thoroughly, then allow the top 2 in (5cm) to dry out before watering again. Water deeply weekly in summer but reduce moisture in winter and fall by half.


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