Zamia Coontie Palm (Zamia Integrifolia)

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Growing Zone: 9-11
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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Zamia Coontie Palm (Zamia integrifolia)
Mature Height 3-4 feet
Mature Width 2-3 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Partial Sun/Shade
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Low
Growth Rate 6 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Late Winter to Early Spring
Origin Native to Florida

Embrace the Unique Charm of Zamia integrifolia

Indulge in the unique charm of Palm Coontie (Zamia integrifolia), a fascinating plant that captivates with its tropical appearance and ancient lineage. With its distinctive foliage and adaptability, this remarkable plant brings a touch of natural allure and botanical interest to any garden or landscape.

How to Grow Palm Coontie

Cultivating Palm Coontie is a rewarding endeavor. Follow these essential guidelines for successful growth:

  • Choose a location for your Palm Coontie that receives partial shade to full sun, as it adapts well to different light conditions.
  • Plant it in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter, providing a fertile and nutrient-rich environment.
  • Water the plant regularly, allowing the soil to dry out partially between waterings.
  • Maintain moderate room temperature between 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C) for optimal growth.
  • Protect the plant from frost or freezing temperatures, as it prefers a warm climate.

Care Tips

Nurture your Palm Coontie with care and attention using these essential care tips:

  • Water the plant deeply but infrequently, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.
  • Provide moderate humidity levels by misting the leaves or placing the plant on a humidity tray.
  • Fertilize the plant with a balanced slow-release fertilizer in spring and mid-summer to promote healthy growth.
  • Monitor the plant for any signs of pests, such as mealybugs or scale insects, and take appropriate action if necessary.


Explore the versatile uses of Palm Coontie to enhance your garden or landscape:

  • Plant it as an ornamental accent, showcasing its unique foliage and adding a tropical touch to your garden.
  • Utilize it in native or naturalistic landscapes, as Palm Coontie is native to certain regions and contributes to local biodiversity.
  • Combine it with other tropical or subtropical plants to create visually stunning and harmonious plant compositions.

Planting Tips

Ensure successful planting of Palm Coontie with these tips:

  • Choose a well-draining location with good airflow to prevent the development of fungal diseases.
  • Dig a hole slightly larger than the plant's root ball and plant it at the same level it was growing in its nursery container.
  • Backfill the hole with well-draining soil, gently firming it around the roots to provide stability.
  • Water the plant thoroughly after planting to settle the soil and aid in root establishment.


Maintaining the beauty and vitality of your Palm Coontie is effortless with these maintenance tips:

  • Remove any yellow or damaged fronds to maintain the plant's appearance and redirect energy towards new growth.
  • Monitor the plant for any signs of pests or diseases, and take prompt action if necessary.
  • Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to help retain moisture and suppress weed growth.

Embrace the unique charm of Palm Coontie as it adds a touch of tropical allure to your garden or landscape.



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