Coontie, Florida native cycad

When looking for a low maintenance plant, choosing a native is always a good idea. One of my favorite native plants is a prehistoric plant called a Coontie fern or Zamia pumila.

Coontie ferns are related to the Sago Palm, which is also a member of the cycad family, which is a group of plants that were around in the dinosaur age. These tough plants are deer resistant, salt and drought tolerant and can handle the

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