The North Carolina Zoo is temporarily suspending operations
effective March 17 until further notice. More information.
Cycas are members of an ancient and distinct group of plants known as Cycads. These plants were widespread when dinosaurs roamed the earth but many species are endangered now.
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.