Botanical Name: Cycas revoluta
 Common Name: Sago Palm
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Palm, Succulent

 

Height Range

3-6'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

Brown

 

Fruit Season

Spring

Sun

Half, Shade

 

Water

Medium, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Slow

 

Soil Type

Loam

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Tropical

 

Accenting Features

Specimen

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

Entry, Foundation, Patio, Raised Planter, Swimming Pool, Walkways

 

Special Uses

Container

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen palmlike succulent grows slowly to 5' x 4'. Dark green fronds end in pointed leaflets. Rarely brown cones will appear in spring. Provides subtropical effect. Great for containers. Partial to full shade is best. Side sprouts can form multi trunked individual. Native to Japan.
Frost tolerant to 15 F.