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Encephalartos natalensis


ANOTHER PRIVATE CYCAD COLLECTION


Rare Species From La Mesa, CA

Many Species - Some Large

More from the "BH Collection"

 

Origin of Plants: La Mesa area, CA

All plants have been outdoor grown & dug

All have seen hot and cold weather

 

SHIPPING OR DELIVERY AVAILABLE ONLY WITHIN THE U.S.
   
Below are the plants being offered from this collection.  More to come


Description of This Collection

Below are photos that show the many cycads brought in with the third part of this huge this collection from the Mesa area of East San Diego.  You'll note that, with this presentation and previous ones, some plants are bigger than you've ever seen for sale.   Most plants have been grown in full sun.  All plants required digging, many with the assistance of heavy equipment.  Weeks of labor were required to remove, transport and repot all of these plants.  They were loaded onto a flatbed truck and transported to our nursery.  On many, putting them into pots required a forklift.

 

Flatbed Truck with Cycads

 

Forklift to move cycads

 

Jesse forklift cycad 


This collection is at least 40 to 50 years old.  We acquired these plants because the garden owner took care of these plants well into his 90's but finally time caught up with him and he had to find them new homes.  Some plants were under stress, mostly from lack of water. 


The most exciting part of this collection are the Encephalartos, and almost all the plants shown in this posting will be of this genus.  But, there are also interesting Ceratozamia and other genera in all these plants.  I hope you enjoy seeing this collection below. 

 

THE CYCAD COLLECTION - PART #3  
MANY BOTANICAL GARDEN QUALITY
 

 

   
CERATOZAMIA HILDAE
UNDERSTORY CYCAD
GROUPING OF LEAFLETS

CONTAINER SIZE:  
15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
6.5 x 8 inches
PRESENCE OFFSETS/PUPS: 
 
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
Understory semi-dwarf cycad with grouping of leaflets.  Rarely is it over six feet tall.  This is about as large as the caudex gets and is coning sized.
Regular Price:  $900


Ceratozamia hildae Ceratozamia hildae 15g 6.5 x 8 inches
Ceratozamia hildae 15g 6.5 x 8 inches Ceratozamia hildae 15g 6.5 x 8 inches Ceratozamia hildae 15g 6.5 x 8 inches
CERATOZAMIA ROBUSTA
LARGE CYCAD WITH UPRIGHT LEAVES
MALE IN CONE


CONTAINER SIZE:  
15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
8.5 x 9 inches
PRESENCE OFFSETS/PUPS: 
 
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
Understory larger species with upright leaves and prickly stems.  Prefers understory conditions and is one of the larger species of this genus.
Regular Price:  $900

Ceratozamia robusta 15g 8.5 x 9 inches male cone Ceratozamia robusta 15g 8.5 x 9 inches male cone
Ceratozamia robusta 15g 8.5 x 9 inches male cone Ceratozamia robusta 15g 8.5 x 9 inches male cone

CYCAS S
PECIES
DUG WITH ROOTBALL
NOT THE BIGGEST OF THE COLLECTION
BUT SHOULD BE NICE



CONTAINER SIZE:  
7 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
5 x 10 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY: 
rare 
COMMENTS:  
Opposed to the large selection of Cycas below, this plant was dug with a rootball.  It's a nice starter plant for the garden.  We got good roots and it should be a medium sized plant with upright green leaves.  Unfortunately, we don't have the species identified as of yet.
Regular Price:  $175

Cycas species 7g 5 x 10 inches Cycas species 7g 5 x 10 inches
Cycas species 7g 5 x 10 inches Cycas species 7g 5 x 10 inches  

CYCAS
SPECIES
ASSORTED SPECIES ROOTING OUT
ABOUT 25 PLANTS TO SELECT FROM
MANY MONSTER SIZED!


CONTAINER SIZE: 
Assorted
CAUDEX SIZE:  
various, some up to almost six feet of trunk
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:
  Very rare 
COMMENTS:  Shown here is an assortment of both Cycas species and trunk sizes.  Included species included Cycas media, circinalis, thouarsii and others.  There are no Sago Palms.  Some Cycas species are difficult to re-root when dug.  After researching it, we decided to cut the trunks at ground level and re-root them in cycad mix.  All leaves were removed to prevent desiccation.  Sizes range from under a foot to six feet.  We won't be able to accurately ID the species until they leaf out - probably in the spring.  But, we'll offer a great discount now if you want to take the risk.
Regular Price:  Various, inquire - from $75 to $1200
 
Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks
Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks
Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks
Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks
Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks Cycas species assorted rooting trunks


ENCEPHALARTOS ALTENSTEINII
VERY LARGE SPECIMEN
FEMALE IN CONE

CONTAINER SIZE: 
 36 inch box
CAUDEX SIZE:  
20.5 x 42 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This South African green cycad is native to the Eastern Cape and Natal regions.  It makes a very large plant.  Trunks can get to twenty feet.  Leaves are green and the petiole adjacent to the trunk is free of prickles.  It's a good grower and loves coastal sun.
Regular Price:  $6250 
Encephalartos altensteinii 36 in box 20.5 x 42 inches female cone Encephalartos altensteinii 36 in box 20.5 x 42 inches female cone
Encephalartos altensteinii 36 in box 20.5 x 42 inches female cone ncephalartos altensteinii 36 in box 20.5 x 42 inches female cone ncephalartos altensteinii 36 in box 20.5 x 42 inches female cone

ENCEPHALARTOS ARENARIUS
BLUE
HUGE SPECIMEN MALE PLANT
BLUE TO BLUE GREEN LEAVES


CONTAINER SIZE:  36 inch box
CAUDEX SIZE: 
24 x 36 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Very rare 
COMMENTS: This is a blue to blue-green specimen male cycad.  It has multiple cones.  Some leaves were sacrificed during digging.  It's about as big as this species gets.  It wants full sun along the coast.  Leaflets are heavily lobed.
Regular Price:  $8500
Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male ( Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male (
Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male ( Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male
Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male Encephalartos arenarius blue 36 inch box 24 x 36 inches in cone male  

ENCEPHALARTOS ARENARIUS
BLUE
ROOTING OFFSET
SHOULD HAVE NICE COLOR
IN CONE


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
15 X 17 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Very rare 
COMMENTS:  See above.  This is a very large rooting offset that has been placed in pumice.  For an offset, it's enormous.  It is in cone, a male I suspect.  It came from a blue parent plant.  By spring or next summer, it'll be rooted out and throw leaves.
Regular Price:  $4000
Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches
Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches
Encephalartos arenarius blue offset rooting 25g 15 x 17 inches    

ENCEPHALARTOS ARENARIUS
BLUE
UN-ROOTED OFFSET
SHOULD HAVE NICE COLOR


CONTAINER SIZE:  2 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This South African species is known to have leaf color varying from green to blue.  It is prickly like E. horridus.  this is an un-rooted caudex we put into pure pumice to root out.  They root quite easily.  It'll throw it's first leaves next spring or summer.   Easy to ship.
Regular Price:  $450
This plant is sold
 
Encephalartos arenarius blue 2g 5 inch no roots  Encephalartos arenarius blue 2g 5 inch no roots
Encephalartos arenarius blue 2g 5 inch no roots  Encephalartos arenarius blue 2g 5 inch no roots   

ENCEPHALARTOS ARENARIUS
BLUE
UN-ROOTED OFFSET
SHOULD HAVE NICE COLOR


CONTAINER SIZE:  7 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE: 
10 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Very rare 
COMMENTS:  See above.  This plant is larger and should have blue to blue-green leaves.  It's in pumice to root out
Regular Price:  $900
This plant is sold
Encephalartos arenarius blue pup no roots male 7g 10 inches Encephalartos arenarius blue pup no roots male 7g 10 inches
Encephalartos arenarius blue pup no roots male 7g 10 inches Encephalartos arenarius blue pup no roots male 7g 10 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS FEROX
FLAT LEAF FORM
CONING SIZE

CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
9.5 X 11.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This South and Central African cycad is known for it's "holly fern" leaflets, green color and red cones.  This plant is coning size but we do not know the sex.  It'll make a fine garden specimen and can take a bit of sun or filtered light.
Regular Price:  $1600
 


Encephalartos ferox 25g 9.5 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos ferox 25g 9.5 x 11.5 inches
Encephalartos ferox 25g 9.5 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos ferox 25g 9.5 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos ferox 25g 9.5 x 11.5 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS FEROX
CURLY LEAF FORM


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
9.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY: 
 Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This
is an unusual variety of this species with leaflets that are curled or rolled upon themselves.  It's more apparent with more sun.  It's fairly hard to find and take some sun or filtered light.
Regular Price:  $1400
Encephalartos ferox curly leaf 25g 9.5 inches Encephalartos ferox curly leaf 25g 9.5 inches
Encephalartos ferox curly leaf 25g 9.5 inches Encephalartos ferox curly leaf 25g 9.5 inches Encephalartos ferox curly leaf 25g 9.5 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS FEROX
FLAT LEAF FORM
CONING SIZED

CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
19 x 18 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This South and Central African cycad is known for it's "holly fern" leaflets, green color and red cones.  This plant is huge for this species and definitely coning size.  We don't know the sex.  It's the wide, flat leaf variety with nice leaflet appearance.  Pruning of leaves was required but this will be a spectacular specimen.  Also, there's a bit of a blue-green sheen to the existing leaves.
Regular Price:  $3200
Encephalartos ferox flat leaf 25g 19 x 18 inches Encephalartos ferox flat leaf 25g 19 x 18 inches
Encephalartos ferox flat leaf 25g 19 x 18 inches Encephalartos ferox flat leaf 25g 19 x 18 inches Encephalartos ferox flat leaf 25g 19 x 18 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS FEROX
FLAT LEAF FORM
FEMALE PLANT

CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
14 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  As above.  We know this plant is a female because of seeds laying at the bottom of the plant.  Cutting of leaves was required during removal.  Leaflets are short and wide, color green.  This plant had a rootball and should throw in spring or summer.
Regular Price:  $2000
Encephalartos ferox female 25g 14 inch flat leaflet  Encephalartos ferox female 25g 14 inch flat leaflet
Encephalartos ferox female 25g 14 inch flat leaflet  Encephalartos ferox female 25g 14 inch flat leaflet  Encephalartos ferox female 25g 14 inch flat leaflet

ENCEPHALARTOS FEROX
FLAT LEAF FORM
MALE PLANT

CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
14 x 12 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  As above.  This plant has several spent male cones.  It is a flat leaf variety.  If you got this one and one of the known females, you'd have a chance at setting seeds.
Regular Price:  $2200
Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches
Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches
Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches Encephalartos ferox male in cone 25g 14 x 12 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS GRATUS
VERY AFFORDABLE YET NICE PLANT

CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
7 x 5.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY: 
 Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This Central African cycad is native to Mozambique.  It is a fairly large species with trunks up to eight or nine feet.  Leaves are green.  It tolerates coastal full sun but in far inland locations, a few hours of sun would be best.  This plant is not huge (compared to others in this offering) but gives a nice sized and affordable starter plant.
Regular Price:  $450
This plant has sold

Encephalartos gratus 15g 7 x 5.5 inches Encephalartos gratus 15g 7 x 5.5 inches
Encephalartos gratus 15g 7 x 5.5 inches Encephalartos gratus 15g 7 x 5.5 inches Encephalartos gratus 15g 7 x 5.5 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS HILDEBRANDTII


CONTAINER SIZE:  7 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY: 
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  This large green species is native to Kenya and Tanzania.  The plant shown is another starter plant.  It shows stress, probably from under-watering in recent months.  But, it's going to do fine.  It'll make a large plant with leaflets that typically show "pitchforks" at their ends.  However, this plant is a bit different.  It was labeled as "E. hildebrandtii" but time will tell if it's something different.
Regular Price:  $375

Encephalartos hildebrandtii 7g 5 inch caudex peculiar leaflets Encephalartos hildebrandtii 7g 5 inch caudex peculiar leaflets
Encephalartos hildebrandtii 7g 5 inch caudex peculiar leaflets Encephalartos hildebrandtii 7g 5 inch caudex peculiar leaflets Encephalartos hildebrandtii 7g 5 inch caudex peculiar leaflets

ENCEPHALARTOS KISAMBO
PROBABLY BIGGEST ON MARKET
FIFTY YEARS OLD!

CONTAINER SIZE: 36 inch boxIN0 gallon 
CAUDEX SIZE:  
23 x 43 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  T
his is a critically endangered cycad species from  Kenya and Tanzania, where it grows at medium elevations in misty mountain habitats.  Leaves are a light green, long and upright.  Leaflets are minimally armed.  Leaves are over ten feet long and trunks can get over ten feet.  Along the coast it takes sun well but part day sun may be better far inland. 
Regular Price:  $6600
Encephalartos kisambo 36 inch box male in cone 23 x 43 inches Encephalartos kisambo 36 inch box male in cone 23 x 43 inches
Encephalartos kisambo 36 inch box male in cone 23 x 43 inches Encephalartos kisambo 36 inch box male in cone 23 x 43 inches Encephalartos kisambo 36 inch box male in cone 23 x 43 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS LEHMANNII
GREAT SO AFRICAN BLUE CYCAD
VERY LARGE ROOTING OFFSET


CONTAINER SIZE: 15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
9.5 - 10 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  T
his plant was removed from the mother plant about a month ago.  It is the only plant here not from La Mesa but from Del Mar, Ca.  The plant is in pumice with 1/2 the leaves cut off to prevent desiccation.  It should have fantastic color as shown.  The mother plant is gorgeous.
Regular Price:  $1200
This Plant Has Sold
Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches
Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches
Encephalartos lehmannii offset 15g 10 inches    

ENCEPHALARTOS LEBOMBOENSIS
GOOD SIZED SOUTH AFRICAN PLANT
MEDIUM-LARGE MATURE
 

CONTAINER SIZE: 25 gallon 
CAUDEX SIZE:  
13.5 X 13.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY: 
 Very rare
COMMENTS: 
This South African cycad is a medium sized mature with green leaves and trunks up to ten feet.  I say "medium sized" because it's smaller than species such as transvenosus, natalensis and altensteinii.  The crown of leaves are smaller.  This plant is a male in cone and quite large for its container size.  It'll be a very nice garden specimen.
Regular Price:  $1700
Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches
Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches
Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches Encephalartos lebomboensis 15g male in cone 13.5 x 13.5 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS MANIKENSIS
CENTRAL AFRICAN GREEN CYCAD
NICE STARTER PLANT


CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE: 
7 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS: 
 This green Central African cycad is found at elevation in mountainous regions of Zimbabwe and Mozambique.  It is the classic prototype for a whole group of species, all part of the Manikensis Complex.  It is a medium sized mature cycad with a trunk of three to six feet, green leaves and leaf length of about five to six feet.  Like other Central African species, it can take full coastal sun but inland would prefer part day sun or less. This plant is a handsome and nicely sized cycad that would love to be in your garden.
Regular Price:  $475
This plant has sold


Encephalartos manikensis 15g 7 inches Encephalartos manikensis 15g 7 inches
Encephalartos manikensis 15g 7 inches Encephalartos manikensis 15g 7 inches Encephalartos manikensis 15g 7 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS MANIKENSIS TYPE
SHOULD BE SUPER BEAUTIFUL
LARGE PLANT - 25 GALLON


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
11 x 10.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  

RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS: 
This green Central African cycad is undoubtedly one of the species of the "Manikensis Complex".  These species are all Central African.  Time will tell which species it is.  It's a huge plant in a 25g pot and ready for the garden.  It has green leaves, mostly upright and is very attractive right now.  Along the coast, it will like full sun. 
Regular Price:  $1500
Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches
Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches
Encephalartos manikensis type, 15g 11 x 10.5 inches    

ENCEPHALARTOS MSINGANUS
MORE RARE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT
MEDIUM SIZED GREEN SOUTH AFRICAN CYCAD


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
11 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS: 
 Populations of this species in the wild are threatened and this species is more rare than thought.  Mature is is a green leaf species of medium size.  Leaf length averages six feet or a bit more.  Trunks mature are six to eight feet.  Leaf petioles are often bare with minimal prickles.  Leaves are straight or slightly curved downwards.  It's quite attractive
Regular Price:  $1400
Encephalartos msinganus msinga 25g 11 inches Encephalartos msinganus msinga 25g 11 inches
Encephalartos msinganus msinga 25g 11 inches Encephalartos msinganus msinga 25g 11 inches Encephalartos msinganus msinga 25g 11 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS MSINGANUS

MORE RARE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT
MEDIUM SIZED GREEN SOUTH AFRICAN CYCAD


CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
10.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS: 
 Please see above for description.  This plant is about the same size caudex as the plant above but in a 15g pot.  This species is highly recommended.
Regular Price:  $1300
 
Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches   Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches  
Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches   Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches   Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches  
Encephalartos msinga msinganus 15g 10.5 inches      

ENCEPHALARTOS MANIKENSIS
TYPE
CENTRAL AFRICAN GREEN CYCAD
NICE SIZE PLAN T FOR THE GARDEN


CONTAINER SIZE:  2
5 gallon

CAUDEX SIZE:  
11 x 11.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Uncertain 
COMMENTS: 
 This green Central African cycad is undoubtedly one of the species of the "Manikensis Complex".  These species are all Central African.  Time will tell which species it is.  It's a nicely sized plant in a 25g pot.   In the ground with good care it should explode and, in a year or two, throw at least six or eight leaves in one swirl.   Along the coast, it will like full sun. 
Regular Price:  $1250
Encephalartos sp. manikensis type 25g 11 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos sp. manikensis type 25g 11 x 11.5 inches
Encephalartos sp. manikensis type 25g 11 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos sp. manikensis type 25g 11 x 11.5 inches Encephalartos sp. manikensis type 25g 11 x 11.5 inches
ENCEPHALARTOS MIDDLEBURGENSIS
SUPER RARE TRANSVAAL SPECIES
BLUE COLOR


CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
Double caudex (2 plants) - 5 and 6 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Extremely rare 
COMMENTS: 
This is an established plant from an earlier private collection.  Leaf color is blue to blue-green.  There are two plants in the same pot.  Caudexes are the perfect size for planting.  This is an extremely rare species to buy and is more expensive because it is a double caudex.  This plant was not dug and was seed grown. 
Regular Price:  $3850
 
Encephalartos middleburgensis 25g double 5 and 6 inches   Encephalartos middleburgensis 25g double 5 and 6 inches  
Encephalartos middleburgensis 25g double 5 and 6 inches   Encephalartos middleburgensis 25g double 5 and 6 inches   Encephalartos middleburgensis 25g double 5 and 6 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS NATALENSIS
POPULAR GREEN GARDEN CYCAD
VERY NICE SPECIMEN


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
11 x 8.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  

RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
This is the most classic of all the green cycads from South Africa.  It is native to the Eastern Cape region where it grows on cliffs and in mountain habitats.  It can get trunk that is stout and over 15 feet tall.  Leaves are usually five to six feet long, green in color.  In most locations except the desert it easily takes full sun.  This plant is good sized and ready for the garden.  It's a very nice specimen and coning sized.
Regular Price:  $1500

Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches   Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches  
Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches   Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches   Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches  
Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches   Encephalartos natalensis 25g 11 x 8.5 inches    

ENCEPHALARTOS NATALENSIS
TYPE
NICE GARDEN SPECIES
STARTER PLANT SIZE


CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
8 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  See species description above.  Although the leaves show stress (low water), this is a sturdy and nice example of a very desirable species.  It has a healthy rootball and is a good starter size for many people.  It is throwing new leaves right now.  
Regular Price:  $750
Encephalartos natalensis 15g 8 inches Encephalartos natalensis 15g 8 inches
Encephalartos natalensis 15g 8 inches Encephalartos natalensis 15g 8 inches Encephalartos natalensis 15g 8 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS PIET RETIEF
AKA E. RETIEFII
SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED GREEN LEAF CYCAD


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 GALLON
CAUDEX SIZE:  11 X 10 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Extremely rare 
COMMENTS:  
This is a small to medium sized green cycad that can get over ten feet of trunk.  Crowns of leaves can be ten feet across.  Leaf color is green and it is easy to grow.  It wants full sun.  This specimen is coning sized with a ton of leaves.
Regular Price:  $1600
Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches
Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS PIET RETIEF
FEMALE CYCAD IN CONE
GREAT SPECIMEN!


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 GALLON
CAUDEX SIZE:  11 X 10 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Extremely rare 
COMMENTS:  
See description above.  This plant is a female in cone.  Also, the leaves are a bit blue compared to the totally green plant above. 
Regular Price:  $1700
Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches female cone Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches female cone
Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches female cone Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches female cone Encephalartos piet reteifii 25g 11 x 10 inches female cone

ENCEPHALARTOS PIET RETIEF
ATTRACTIVE AND "NOT TO BIG" GREEN CYCAD


CONTAINER SIZE:  15 GALLON
CAUDEX SIZE:  5.5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Extremely rare 
COMMENTS:  
See description above.  This plant is a nicely sized 15g plant that would make a good started cycad.  It shouldn't miss a beat.. 
Regular Price:  $475
This plant has sold
Encephalartos piet retiefii 15g 5.5 inches Encephalartos piet retiefii 15g 5.5 inches
Encephalartos piet retiefii 15g 5.5 inches Encephalartos piet retiefii 15g 5.5 inches Encephalartos piet retiefii 15g 5.5 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS NUBIMONTANUS
ROOTING OFFSET
BLUE COLOR - SUPER RARE


CONTAINER SIZE:  5 GALLON
CAUDEX SIZE:  5 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Extremely rare 
COMMENTS: This is an extremely rare blue cycad from the Transvaal area in northern South Africa.  This offset is rooting in pumice.  It has a great blue color.  This is one of the most rare cycads on the planet.
Regular Price:  $1700
This plant has sold
Encephalartos nubimontanus 5g 5 inches Encephalartos nubimontanus 5g 5 inches
Encephalartos nubimontanus 5g 5 inches Encephalartos nubimontanus 5g 5 inches Encephalartos nubimontanus 5g 5 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS SPECIES
SOUTH AFRICA
VERY UNUSUAL PLANT
LEAFLETS HAVE NO SPINES


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
12 x 12 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
This cycad has us stumped a bit.  It is definitely from South Africa.  The remarkable thing is the leaflets are totally spineless!  Some stress does show on this plant as all the cycads from this collection had been short on water because of the aging person who took care of them.  This particular plant is very interesting.  And, with a new throw of leaves I think it'll be a knockout.
Regular Price:  $1250
Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches
Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches
Encephalartos species So Africa different spineless leaflets 25g 12 x 12 inches    

ENCEPHALARTOS SPECIES
CENTRAL AFRICA
SHOULDN'T GET OVERLY LARGE
SMALL LEAFLETS

CONTAINER SIZE:  15 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
7 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
This cycad's caudex has the typical light colored and somewhat furry appearance that pretty much tells you the plant is from Central Africa.  As for a specific species identification, we are not sure.  The leaflets are small, slightly cupped and green in color with minimal armor.  I think it'll be a fun plant for the garden and probably not get overly large.
Regular Price:  $750
Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches
Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches
Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches Encephalartos species unknown Central Africa 15g 7 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS SPECIES CENTRAL AFRICAN
UPRIGHT LEAVES
LOOKS LIKE E. WHITELOCKII, BUT IT'S DIFFERENT
MONSTER SPECIMEN


CONTAINER SIZE:  35 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
19 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Extremely rare 
COMMENTS:  
Recently we had a similar plant offered from our cycad collections for sale.  But, unlike that one which was a definite E. whitelockii, this one has shorter and wider leaflets.  I think it's something a bit different.  It does have long upright leaves.  But, if you like different, this one might be for you.  It's a huge specimen.
Regular Price:  $3800


Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches
Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches
Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches Encephalartos species Central Africa upright leaves long 35g 19 inches  

ENCEPHALARTOS TORREI,
POSSIBLE
SPECIES
A REAL MYSTERY PLANT
VERY UNUSUAL LEAVES

CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  11 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  Unknown - probably super rare 
COMMENTS:  This plant is a bit of a mystery.  It doesn't match other species making up the manikensis complex.  Note the leaflet shape and orientation.  The leaflets curve in an upward fashion.  If you talk among older cycad collectors, you'll hear mention of a super rare cycad called "Encephalartos torrei".  We think that is what this plant is.  There is almost nothing published on it.  I guarantee you probably won't see another one for sale.
Regular Price:  $2200
This plant has sold

Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches  Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches
Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches  Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches  Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches
Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches  Encephalartos sp. poss torrei manikensis family 25g 11 inches   

ENCEPHALARTOS TRANSVENOSUS
VERY LARGE MATURE PLANT
NICE SIZED DUG SPECIMEN
GIVE IT ROOM!


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  
11 x 13 inches
OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
This is a very large South African green leaf species.  Trunks get way overhead and mature plants look like small Canary Island Palms.  So, give it room.  It likes sun along the coast.  This particular plant has an established root ball but we decided to cut the leaves down for it the grow.  It'll be a bit garden plant in no time. 
Regular Price:  $1475
Encephalartos transvenosus 25g 11 x 13 inches Encephalartos transvenosus 25g 11 x 13 inches
Encephalartos transvenosus 25g 11 x 13 inches Encephalartos transvenosus 25g 11 x 13 inches Encephalartos transvenosus 25g 11 x 13 inches

ENCEPHALARTOS TRISPINOSUS
ROOTING OFFSET
NICE BLUE COLOR


CONTAINER SIZE:  25 gallon
CAUDEX SIZE:  

OFFSETS/PUPS:  
RARITY:  
Very rare 
COMMENTS:  
This is a blue South African species with very armed/lobed leaflets as shown.  It is rooting out in pumice.  It loves sun and heat along the coast.  In desert areas, a few hours of sun is enough.  This is a rooting offset that has a great leaf form.  Mail order possible.
Regular Price:  $500
Encephalartos trispinosus offset, 5g 4.5 inches Encephalartos trispinosus offset, 5g 4.5 inches
Encephalartos trispinosus offset, 5g 4.5 inches Encephalartos trispinosus offset, 5g 4.5 inches  

 

 

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