Did you Know – that 150 millions years ago Jurassic period dinosaurs munched on coonties or that coontie plants are either male or female? In a sure sign of global warming.
Ventnor Botanical Garden (photo)
A male and a female Japanese sago (Cycas revolute), a coontie relative, have bloomed in Ventnor Botanical Garden on England’s Isle of Wight for the first time in 60 million years. The VBG, dubbed “Britain Hottest Garden” enjoys a sub-tropical microclimate and boasts a subtropical and exotic plant collection unrivalled in the UK. They offer to propagate plants to order and to find a source for any requested plant. https://www.botanic.co.uk/