Sago Palm – Cycas revoluta
The Sago Palm dates back to the Mesozoic Era, when dinosaurs roamed the Planet, and is not a palm at all, but really a cycad. Cycads and Palms have similar characteristics however they are different plants that come from a different family, or genus. Originally from Japan, the Sago Palm can now be found throughout the United States and much of the world. Whether your growing them inside or outside, they make a delightful statement of greenery. Also known as living fossils, the Sago Palm are a slow growing and usually outlive its owners, sometimes living over 200 years. Some great characteristics of the Sago Palm include its ability to withstand cold, drought, and transplant. The Sago Palm is a cold hardy palm that can survive brief periods of freezes and cold snaps. The Sago Palm also needs minimal care when it comes to water and feeding. The Sago is also easily transplanted and acclimates to its new environment rather well. As the Sago matures, it will become either a female sago or a male sago, each having its own characteristic. The male characteristic of having a flat crest at the top of the trunk and the female having a cone on the top of its trunk gives the Sago Palm the ability to create its own uniqueness. The botanical name for the Sago Palm is Cycas Revoluta which means Cycas, referring to the genus or family, and revoluta translating to curl back. The Sago Palm leaves curl back or furl back as they develop from the trunk. The Sago Palm is an amazing plant that has survived throughout ice ages and now can be used throughout your landscape or home to bring in memories and maybe even a family heirloom.
This palm tree will make a great addition to any home office or landscape. It will give a sense of the tropics with little cost. Its time to go green and buy real palm trees. Palm trees are also great for indoors because they act as a natural humidifier and detoxifier by removing Carbon Monoxide and replacing the air with fresh Oxygen. Real Palm Trees make a home feel like home by giving you the feel of nature inside or out. Buy this palm tree and have a piece of unspoiled nature.
Note: The seeds produced by the Sago Palm tree are poisonous to dogs.
|SKU||pt-20-01 medium sago palm tree|
|Palm Tree Size||Medium|
|Palm Tree Attributes||Popular, Tropical, Cold Hardy, Palmate (Feather Leaves)|
|Palm Tree Name||Sago Palm Tree|
|Palm Tree Common Names||Sago Palm, Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas|
|Palm Tree Botanical Name||Cycas revoluta or Cycas revuluta|
|Palm Tree Country of Origin||Japan|
|Indoor/Outdoor Use||Indoor & Outdoor, Outdoor|
|Palm Tree Maintenance||Easy, Easy to Moderate|
|Palm Tree Can Be Potted||Yes|
|Palm Tree Growth Rate||Slow, Slow to Moderate|
|Average Max Height (Mature)||5 – 10 ft|
|Palm Tree Radius Spacing (Mature)||1to 5 ft, 5 to 10 ft, 10 to 15 ft, 15 to 20 ft|
|Palm Tree Sun Exposure||Low to Moderate, Moderate, Moderate to High, High|
|Palm Tree Flower||No|
|Palm Tree Fruit||No|
|Cold Toleration||Zone 8a (10 to 15 F), Zone 8b (15 to 20 F), Zone 9a (20 to 25 F), Zone 9b (25 to 30 F), Zone 10a (30 to 35 F), Zone 10b (35 to 40 F), Zone 11 (above 40 F)|