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About Zamia pumila

Zamia pumila is a perennial plant. The short, woody stem and rootstock of this primitive fern-like plant is almost completely underground and produces a terminal crown of stiff, evergreen, pinnate leaves, and grows up to 3 ft in height. long.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Coontie, Florida Arrowroot
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 feet
Flower Colour Green, Brown
Bloom Time Monsoon
Difficulty Level Medium

Planting and care

  • Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch.
  • Prune the dried and damaged branches.
  • Re-pot the plant in the spring season.

    Zamia pumila care

    This zamia can be propagated from seed. Sow the seeds in a fresh potting mix. After sprouting in six weeks that plants can be transferred to pots or in the ground. This zamia is a drought-tolerant plant.

    Sunlight Full to partial sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy loam soil
    Temperature 20 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Zamia pumila special feature

    Attractive foliage

    Zamia pumila uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • This plant can use as the ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Zamia pumila ?

    Zamia pumila is commonly known as Coontie, Florida Arrowroot

    How tall do Zamia pumila grow?

    On average Zamia pumila grows Up to 3 feet

    What color are Zamia pumila ?

    A Zamia pumila plant bears flowers of color Green, Brown

    When Zamia pumila blooms?

    With enough light, Zamia pumila may produce Green, Brown flowers in Monsoon

    How hard is Zamia pumila to grow?

    A Zamia pumila is Medium

    How much sunlight does a Zamia pumila need?

    A Zamia pumila prefers Full to partial sunlight

    How much water does a Zamia pumila need?

    A Zamia pumila prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Zamia pumila need?

    A Zamia pumila prefers Sandy loam soil

    What temperature does a Zamia pumila like?

    A Zamia pumila prefers 20 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Zamia pumila ?

    To encourage Zamia pumila growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.

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