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Encephalartos septentrionalis

Encephalartos septentrionalis


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Also known as the Nile Cycad, this is the extremely rare cycad from northern Uganda and southern Sudan. This medium sized cycad grows to 8 ft. of trunk height, branching at the base, and 2 1/2 ft in diameter. Its leaves are mid-green, 4-6 feet long, with leaflets containing a few spines on each margin. It has adapted to harsh growing conditions in habitat. In cultivation, this plant can develop a deep tap root, and may be semi-deciduous. It grows well in full sun, and can handle mild frosts.




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Encephalartos septentrionalis