Sago Palm - Cycas revoluta
Cycas revoluta - Japanese sago palm, Recurved cycad. While the name might imply that it is a palm, this plant is actually considered a cycad, one of the oldest groups of plants dating back to prehistoric times.
Mature Height after 100 years! 3 metres. Very slow growing if indoors or in a pot.
• Evergreen palm with green leaves and orange flowers
• Height & spread (approx.) at 10 years: 1.5m x 1.5m. Mature Height after 100 years! 3 metres. Very slow growing if indoors or in a pot. Can be grown outdoors.
• Position: likes sun, part shade, light shade. If indoors avoid hot midday sun.
• Soil pH: all soil types
• Moisture: drought tolerant; likes dry soil, well drained soil. Water weekly in the summer and once every two weeks in the winter.
Let the soil dry out completely before you water again.
• Note: leaves are prickly. The sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is a popular houseplant known for its feathery foliage and ease of care.