One of our cycad’s new leaves — there’s more about this plant here.
Our cycad is a sago palm or Cycas revoluta, a species of gymnosperm with origins in the Mesozoic era. Revoluta refers to the “curled back” leaves.
A strain of the earth’s sweet being in the beginning
In Eden garden. . .
— Gerard Manley Hopkins, from “Spring“
Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Follow Up is the 16th of every month. Check out more beautiful leaves at Digging.