Phylum: Cycadophyta (Cycads)

hoorayfororganicFebruary 4, 2007

Does anyone grow these and actually get cones to form?

Here is a link that might be useful:

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hoorayfororganic

and i mean indoors, not out

    Bookmark   February 4, 2007 at 8:13PM
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aroideana(Tropical Australia)

There are species that will grow in shade , the one you posted a link to is a full sun sp. Some are quite small and could easily cone indoors , spp. like Zamia pygmaea, or the native Z.integrifolia or 'Coontie' .

    Bookmark   February 13, 2007 at 2:41AM
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PuraVida(Costa Rica)

That's an excellent pict you have there!

I would bet you'd have to have a greenhouse or atrium to get it to cone in your zone.

But by all means do try to prove me wrong!

Here is a link that might be useful: tropical garden photo blog

    Bookmark   February 16, 2007 at 2:19PM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

I have a Cycad ( probably Cycas revoluta) which grows here in my garden in Brazil. Most of the time it is very hot and sunny. So far I've never got a cone. I think they only do this at a mature age. Could be 10 years +.

    Bookmark   February 20, 2007 at 10:44PM
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