Coontie Palm (Zamia integrifolia)

Other Names: Florida Arrowroot, Wild Sago, Indian Bread Root.

The Coontie has delicate looking, pinnate leaves with 6-20 pairs of flat, oblong leaflets. There are inconspicuous teeth near the tips.

Size: The stem is underground. Leaves or fronds can be 3 feet long.

Cold Hardiness: Tropical to cool temperature zones; tolerates frost.

Other info: Seedlings are best grown in shade, while older plants require sunny locations to thrive.