Encephalartos middelburgensis (Zamiaceae): a new species from the Transvaal P.J. Robbertse, P. Vorster* and Suzelle van der Westhuizen 8 August 1988

Tips on how to grow cycads
Frequently overlooked, often misunderstood, the substrate your plants grow in is the most important component. Various mixtures are used in cultivation to grow cycads, ranging from basic and inexpensive to advanced and costly. Locally, basic mixtures are more common, tried and proven. Some examples often used are: 1 part friable loam - 1 part organic compost 1 part friable loam - 1 part silica sand - 2 part organic compost The benefits of the mixtures are that they are inexpensive, the...
Insight towards the pruning of cycads.