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Zamia Furfurea is evergreen succulent plant native to Tanzania consists of heads of big fleshy stems, upright, along which grow like leaves scaly, leathery, shiny and waxy-looking.

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It is widely used as a house plant because it bears all conditions of cultivation. 
It does have pinnate leaves like a palm tree, but they are rounded and it has a thick tuberous stem. 
It satisfies demand of interior plantscapers who always look for “new” plants they can use indoors to provide a different look. 

The evergreen leaflets grow in opposing pairs of up to 12 per stem. 
It is a low growing plant that may spread 3 to 4 feet and an underground trunk. The trunk stores moisture in times of drought, which makes Zamia ideal for periscope gardens.

Common name: Cardboard Plant, Cardboard Sago, Jamaican Sago, Mexican Cycad
Difficulty level: Easy.

Planting & Care

Zamia Furfurea is a herbaceous plant growing to 45–60 cm tall, from a stout underground, succulent rhizome. 
It is normally evergreen, but becomes deciduous during drought, surviving drought due to the large potato-like rhizome that stores water until rainfall resumes. 

The leaves are pinnate, 40–60 cm long, with 6-8 pairs of leaflets 7–15 cm long; they are smooth, shiny, and dark green. 
The flowers are produced in a small bright yellow to brown or bronze spadix 5–7 cm long, partly hidden among the leaf bases; flowering is from mid summer to early autumn.

Sunlight: Moderate to bright light.

Soil: Good well-drained potting soil. 

Water: Water deeply weekly in summer but reduce moisture in winter and fall by half.

Temprature: 65 F. (18 C.)

Fertilizer: Fertilize with a slow release palm food or a diluted household plant food once monthly during the growing season.


  • Cardboard palm requires enough moisture to keep the trunk fat and healthy.
  • Never let it dry to the point that the trunk and stem are wrinkled or dry.
  • Prune off dead leaves as they occur.
  • Even though the plant does well in lower light levels, by placing it in brighter light it performs even better.
  • Keep the plant away from any hot direct afternoon sun as the plant can burn.
  • A good bright filtered afternoon sun would work well.


Ornamental use:

  • It makes an excellent container or house plant anywhere.

  • In temperate regions it is commonly grown as a house plant and, in subtropical areas, as a container or bedding plant outdoors.

Note :

  • 10 inch plastic pot free
  • Including menure and insecticides and composite
  • Cartage extra
  • 6 inch to 3 ft Height


Type of Product Indoor Plants
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