Lepidozamia peroffskyana is a palm like cycad with large, spiky leaves which arise from a centre crown. It is from eastern Australia, and is popular in landscaping, as it is an easy care plant with few pests and diseases. It is slow growing and drought and cold tolerant. It prefers a dappled shade position. It is good as a garden specimen, as well as for containers.
The seeds contain toxic compounds which have caused fatalities to both people and livestock.