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Waxen Cycad

Encephalartos cerinus

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Waxen Cycad Overview

Encephalartos cerinus is a small cycad with a subterranean stem that may be partly exposed when growing among rocks. Leaves and cones are covered by a dense waxy layer, which is one of the main characteristics used to distinguish it from other closely related cycads.

Special features of Waxen Cycad

Pot plant