CYCADS for Sale

Encephalartos Altensteinii ~ (South Africa) Recommended

Encephalartos Altensteinii ~ (South Africa) Recommended

A medium large cycad to 5m forming clumps of 2 or 3 stems. Cones are yellow green, leaves bright green. A hardy adaptable cycad, easy to grow. Grows in the sub-tropics and as far south as Melbourne. Highly ornamental. Adapts to shade or full sun. $25 ea

Encephalartos Arenarius

Encephalartos Arenarius

Attractive medium size South African cycad . Easy to grow . Attractive mid green to blue/green leaves, wide lobed leaflets, green cones. Grows in sand. Needs excellent drainage, prefers full sun, but will grow well in shade. Hardy, good in a pot, dislikes frost. A choice feature plant for collectors. Available only as established offsets at present $33 per cm.

Encephalartos Barteri

Encephalartos Barteri

A rare species from Nigeria, unknown in cultivation, mainly subterranean, brown. green cones. Sun or shade. Compact, small grower. These are the first seedlings available of this rare sp. There are very few seedlings available. They are $95 ea

Encephalartos Bubalinus

Encephalartos Bubalinus

An attractive medium large species from Tanzania. Large dark green female cones, long erect green leaves. Full sun or shade. A vigoruous grower. Rare in cultivation. Makes a choice feature plant. Available as established offsets at $38 per cm or as seedlings- $75 ea

Encephalartos Cerinus

Encephalartos Cerinus

A highly ornamental dwarf cycad from South Africa. Almost extinct in nature. Attractive waxy blue/green leaves, distinctive green cones turning yellow on maturity. Sun or shade, a compact grower, good in a pot or rockery, needs excellent drainage. Very rare in cultivation. Grows fast! Seedlings are $30 ea.

Encephalartos Concinnus

Encephalartos Concinnus

An attractive medium size cycad from Zimbabwe. Known from two small colonies only. Highly endangered. Leaves are slightly woolly mid green with an erect uniform growth that is very appealing. Easy to grow moderately fast growing, dislikes frost prefers full sun but will grow in shade happily. Rarely grown. Makes a stunning feature plant. Cones are mid green. Established offsets are $25 per cm. Seedlings $12 ea

Encephalartos Delucanus

Encephalartos Delucanus

One of the very rarest African cycads. Existing as relic specimens only. Compact mainly subterranean, forms clusters of caudexes. Cones emerge green, & turn yellow on maturity. Short glossy mid green leaves. Full sun or shade. Needs good drainage. Completely unknown in the cycad world. Offsets available, please ask.

Encephalartos Dolomiticus

Encephalartos Dolomiticus

An exceptionally rare blue leaved African cycad close to extinction in the wild. Very desirable collector plant, blue leaves that twist & spiral upwards blue/green cones. Needs excellent drainage. One of the choicest blue cycads, but rarely available. No stock at present.

Encephalartos Dyerianus

Encephalartos Dyerianus

A rare blue leaved African cycad, vigorous in cultivation, existing as a single colony in the north of South Africa. Very rarely grown. Blue/green cones, erect uniform blue leaves. Stunning feature plant. Makes offsets readily. One of the very choicest cycads available. Highly endangered. Sun or shade. Can handle long periods of hot dry conditions. Available as established offsets only from $45 per cm

Encephalartos Equatorialis

Encephalartos Equatorialis

A vigorous large cycad from a single rock outcrop in Southern Uganda. A relic population some 60-80 plants. No seedling regeneration. Long mid green erect leaves, green cones. Very rare in habitat & almost unknown in cultivation. Likes full sun , adapted to high rainfall or dry conditions. Grows fast, matures in 8 yrs from seed. A true collector specimen plant! Seedlings are $65 ea, a few established offsets available from $55 per cm.

Encephalartos Eugene Maraissi

Encephalartos Eugene Maraissi

A rare & highly desirable ornamental specimen cycad with blue grey leaves & chocolate brown cones from South Africa. Needs good drainage, prefers full sun, makes offsets readily. Good in a pot. Makes a stunning feature plant. Limited seedlings $60 ea, established offsets from $52 per cm.

Encephalartos Ghellinckii

Encephalartos Ghellinckii

A very rare & distinctive cycad from the mountains of Northern Natal South Africa. This cycad has very thin leaflets adapted for snow & cold. It is somewhat slow growing and the leaves are woolly and attractive mid green. It prefers full sun, but can grow in shade, is hardy and will adapt to a pot. This plant is very rarely available. Few seedlings $80 ea

Encephalartos Gratus

Encephalartos Gratus

A very fast growing, stunning feature plant, with long arching mid green leaves & deep brown cones. This cycad now very rare in it's habitat in Mozambique is easy to grow, handles high rainfall or dry conditions, thrives in a pot , but grows fastest in a raised garden setting, with rich soil. This cycad will grow well in shade or full sun & is hardy. One of the best to grow. Seedlings $9 ea. Larger seedlings are $25 ea. Established offsets are $20 per cm.

Encephalartos Hildebrandtii

Encephalartos Hildebrandtii

A majestic & hardy cycad from the coast of Kenya. Fast growing, long arching mid green leaves that emerge orange to brown/olive green. Cones are deep orange to yellow/orange. Can handle full sun or shade. Dislikes frost, can tolerate wetter conditions & many soil types. Easy to grow. No stock till Xmas 2014.

Encephalartos Hirsutus

Encephalartos Hirsutus

An exceptionally rare blue leaved cycad from South Africa. Highly prized, stunning blue cones, woolly leaves, almost extinct in nature. Needs very good drainage & full sun. Almost unknown in cultivation. No stock

Encephalartos Horridus

Encephalartos Horridus

A highly ornamental blue leaved South African cycad that is highly prized by plant lovers and collectors. Comes in a normal & a dwarf form. Cones are blue/grey to brown. Possibly the most popular blue leaved cycad of all. Great in a pot or rockery, needs full sun & hot dry conditions, handles cold well. Available only as established offsets- both forms available- see 'larger cycads' page. Seedlings $75 available Dec 2014.

Encephalartos Inopinus

Encephalartos Inopinus

A unique blue leaved cycad now almost extinct in nature. Highly attractive blue green leaves, blue/green cones, prefers full sun, best in ground. Rarely available. A highly prized collector plant, almost unknown in cultivation. Very few seedlings $135 ea. Established offsets from $70 per cm.

Encephalartos Ituriensis

Encephalartos Ituriensis

A large growing , exceptionally vigorous rainforest cycad from the Congo. Matures in 6-8 years. Long erect mid green leaves, green cones. Tolerates wetter conditions, will grow well in a pot & handles deep shade, but prefers full sun. Rarely grown, make a stunning feature plant or great beauty! Larger seedlings $75 ea.

Encephalartos Kisambo

Encephalartos Kisambo

An impressive med. large cycad found on two hills only as relic populations in Southern Kenya. Long erect green leaves, wide leaflets, new leaves emerging lime green. Bright yellow cones. Makes a stunning feature plant. Fast growing, adapted to wetter conditions, will grow well in deep shade, but prefers full sun. Hardy & easy to grow. Seedlings are 1-2 yrs old. $15 ea

Encephalartos Laevifolius

Encephalartos Laevifolius

A rarely grown attractive medium sized cycad from South Africa. Very ornamental. A prized collector plant. Leaves are grey/green, cones are creme color. Needs excellent drainage, prefers full sun, is cold tolerant. Offered for the first time in 20+ years of growing. Seedlings $85 ea

Encephalartos Laurentianus

Encephalartos Laurentianus

This Congo cycad is the fastest grower of all African cycads. Known from a remote valley only, it matures in 7-8 years. Leaves are erect , mid green wide thin leaflets, brown cones. A spectacular feature plant, ideal for a display garden. Handles wetter conditions, will grow in sun or shade. A most rewarding rare & distinctive specimen that will delight and inspire! Available as 1 yo seedlings $65 or larger seedlings 4 yo $95.

Encephalartos Lebomboensis

Encephalartos Lebomboensis

This cycad originally known as sp. Piet Retiefi has attractive mid green leaves , leaflets spiny, is a medium sized grower. has woolly yellow/green cones. Very hardy, will grow in sun or shade, great in a pot or rockery, can handle some cold only, but not frost. Makes an attractive feature plant. Seedlings are 2-3 yrs old. $15 ea

Encephalartos Lehmannii

Encephalartos Lehmannii

The cycad with the bluest leaves. A beautiful medium sized collector plant with brownish cones & highly attractive uniform blue fronds. Likes full sun and excellent drainage. Great as a feature plant in a pot, rockery or as a stand out display plant. One of the most desirable cycads of all. Available as 1 yo seedlings $60 ea available in Dec 2014 or as established offsets is most sizes to 20 cm dia.

Encephalartos Manikensis

Encephalartos Manikensis

Long arching mid green leaves. Large green to yellow/green cones. Likes full sun. Handles wetter conditions. Easy to grow, hardy, will adapt to a pot easily, dislikes frost, makes an attractive feature plant. Great for beginners. Seedlings $10 ea Offsets $20 per cm .

Encephalartos Middleburgensis

Encephalartos Middleburgensis

A rare south African blue leafed species. erect blue leaves blue/green cones handles frost & dry conditions. Very hardy, needs excellent drainage, one of the most prized feature plants with blue leaves. Almost unknown in cultivation. Likes full sun, great in a rockery or potted. Highly attractive. A few offsetts available. Please ask

Encephalartos Msinganus

Encephalartos Msinganus

Attractive spiny mid green leaves, yellow cones, very few remain in their habitat. Hardy, sun or shade, very rare in cultivation. Prefers full sun. A medium sized grower.Handles cold but not frost. Easy to grow. Choice! Seedlings $18 ea

Encephalartos Munchii

Encephalartos Munchii

A fast growing cycad, now reduced to a tiny relic population on a single mountain in Mozambique. Soft mid green leaves, emerging lime green, turning blue/green in full sun, huge green cones. Exceptionally attractive feature plant. Handles wetter conditions, dislikes frost. Rare in cultivation. Seedlings $15 ea, Larger size $25 or $35 ea

Encephalartos Natalensis

Encephalartos Natalensis

Mid green leaves, large yellow cones, very hardy, easy to grow, cold tolerant, sun or shade, good in a pot , or rockery. One of the most widely grown South African species. Good for beginner collectors. Makes a attractive feature plant. Can handle wetter conditions. Seedlings $12 ea. Offsets $20 per cm, many sizes.

Encephalartos Nubimontanus

Encephalartos Nubimontanus

Now officially extinct in nature, this extremely rare blue leaved cycad originated from the north of South Africa, where it was found in mountainous regions. It is the fastest growing blue leaved African cycad. Distinctive blue/grey cones. Produces numerous offsets. Prefers full sun and excellent drainage. An exceptional addition to any garden or collection. A true collector feature plant for small rockeries etc. Available as offsets, fully re-established or as 1yo seedlings $75 or 2 yo seedlings $95.

Encephalartos Princeps

Encephalartos Princeps

An attractive blue leaved cycad from South Africa. A strong grower blue grey cones, erect blue leaves, makes numerous offsets. One of the choicest & most popular cycads of all. Prefers full sun, good drainage, can handle long periods of hot dry weather, very hardy, great as a potted feature plant. Available as offsets in many sizes. $35 per cm

Encephalartos Schaijesii

Encephalartos Schaijesii

One of the rarest of all cycads. Mainly subterranean, short mid green leaves,yellow/green cones, a smal clumping cycad from a single colony in the Congo. Unknown in collections. Available only as a Cross with Delucanus. $135 ea. Very few.

Encephalartos Sclavoi

Encephalartos Sclavoi

One of the most attractive feature cycads of all. Blue/green twisting erect leaves, stunning yellow cones, vigorous, hardy, likes full sun & good drainage. A prized addition to any garden or collection. Seedlings $30 ea Offsets also available in various sizes.

Encephalartos Sp. Bunia- Congo

Encephalartos Sp. Bunia- Congo

A very fast growing Congo species, with long erect mid green leaves to 3m. Still undescribed, this spectacular cycad is adapted to a high rainfall warm temperate to tropical region. Male cones emerge green but quickly turn yellow. Female cones are yellowish green on maturity. Completely unknown in cultivation. Existing as a relic population close to extinction. An exceptional feature plant, with a stunning erect foliage, Sun or shade. These seedlings are 3 yo and ready to plant out or re-pot now. $65 ea

Encephalartos Trispinosus

Encephalartos Trispinosus

An attractive South African cycad with blue to blue/green leaves and large warty female cones. Needs full sun for the leaves to turn blue. Reasonably vigorous, produces numerous offsets, very hardy. great for a rockery or as a potted specimen plant. A choice addition to any garden or collection. Makes a stunning feature plant of considerable beauty. Handles frost. Seedlings $55 ea. Many offsets $32 per cm.

Encephalartos Turneri

Encephalartos Turneri

A rare moderately fast growing cycad from Mozambique. A medium sized plant with mid green leaves & stunning yellow to orange female cones. Likes full sun, excellent drainage. Rare in cultivation. Hardy, dislikes frost, makes a attractive feature plant in a pot or rockery. Endangered in wild. Seedlings $24. Larger seedlings $35.

Encephalartos Umbeluziensis

Encephalartos Umbeluziensis

A small clumping mainly subterranean cycad from South Africa. Short green glossy leaves, green cones turning yellow on maturity. Rarely grown. A compact rockery plant, for small spaces. Needs excellent drainage, dislikes frost, sun or shade. Seedlings $40 ea

Encephalartos Villosus

Encephalartos Villosus

A often grown, South African cycad, mainly subterranean, forms large clusters of caudexes, mid green erect leaves, green cones turning bright orange/yellow on maturity. likes some shade. Easy to grow. No stock at present

Encephalartos Whitelockii

Encephalartos Whitelockii

A large growing vigorous cycad from Western Uganda. Long erect mid green leaves , green cones. Handles wetter conditions. Thrives in full sun or shade. Very easy to grow, produces prolific cones. Makes a stunning feature plant. Old leaves can be pruned to make the plant compact. Leaves to 3m, One of the most rewarding species to grow.

Pterogonus Male
Pterogonus Male
Munchii Females
Munchii Females
Horridus Female
Horridus Female
Dolomiticus Female
Dolomiticus Female
Nubimontanus Female
Nubimontanus Female
Equatoralis Female
Equatoralis Female
Delucanus
Delucanus
Cerinus Female
Cerinus Female
Middleburgensis Female
Middleburgensis Female
Concinnus Female
Concinnus Female