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Cardboard Palm
Cardboard Palm
Cardboard Palm
Cardboard Palm

Cardboard Palm


This is a cycad which means its part of a group of ancient group of seed plants. The "cardboard" name comes from the rough texture of its leaves. This plant gives you all the tropical vibes and has the easiest care. It is drought tolearnt, adapts to many environments, and doesn't need a ton of light. 
 - Native to Mexico

Light - Bright indirect, but can do acclimate to medium light to bright light.

Soil - Well-draining potting soil

Water - Water weekly, allow top inch to dry before watering. 

Humidity - Likes increased humidity, but does not require added humidity 

Temperature - Typical indoor temperature acceptable, prefers temperatures above 65 degrees 

Fertilizer - Fertilize monthly in spring and summer with a balanced fertilizer containing macro-nutrients, fertilize every 6-8 weeks in fall and winter 


This plant needs to be watered when the top 2 inches of soil dries out. this plant enjoys water, once a week or so


Normal, this plant can accept many conditions