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Cardboard Plant, Zamia furfuracea
This prehistoric cycad is native to Mexico. It is a tough plant that needs little care other then regular pruning to keep it under control. Salt tolerant, it is a good choice on the keys and near salt spray.
Cardboard plants will grow to six feet and spread quickly so it is a good idea to remove entire leaf stalks at times. The olive green leaves shoot up above the dwarf ixoras.
Certified Arborist #1249A