How much do cycads cost in South Africa?

How much do cycads cost in South Africa?

R 1 200 / Unit For Sale.

What is a cycad worth?

With all its rarity value, a cycad is a hugely desirable collector’s item. When Kirstenbosch put up for auction a sucker from its prize specimen of Encephalartos woodii, it fetched a price of 89,000 rand (£8,347) equivalent to around 1,700 rand (£159.45) per centimetre of the plant’s circumference.

Can you sell cycads in South Africa?

Cycads are protected by both national and provincial legislation. Various permits are needed for any activity that relates to Cycads such as possession, transport, growing, buying or selling.

What is the most expensive cycad in South Africa?

Let’s get started. The most expensive cycad in U.A.’s collection, an Encephalartos latifrons, takes about 15 years to seed and is nearly extinct in its native South Africa. Its value: $18,000.

How do you get a cycad permit?

Send an email to Violet at: [email protected] or [email protected] and indicate that you want to apply for a cycad permit. They will send the forms to be filled out. If you do not receive a response, call Violet on 063 6952 107 or Adam on 064 880 2044.

Can I sell my cycad?

Selling Your Cycads The nursery can sell the plants on the owner’s behalf. The nursery can assist the seller with the process of obtaining the applicable permits.

Why are cycads so expensive?

Because of their rarity and attractiveness as garden elements, cycads have great commercial value, particularly for “bragging rights”.

Where can I get a cycad permit?

Can I sell a cycad?

Are cycads and cycads same?

People often confuse cycads as palms due to their similar overall appearance. But they are completely different, and they belong to two separate plant groups.

How do I register a cycad in South Africa?

Do I need a license to sell plants South Africa?

The sale of all cultivated endangered flora species requires registration and a permit. Why do I need a permit? In terms of section 62 of the Nature Conservation Ordinance, no one may sell any endangered flora that they have cultivated without: Being registered as a grower of that species of endangered flora.

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