Cycas revoluta

Botanical Name: Cycas revoluta

Phonetic: Sy-kuss Rev-oh-LOO-tuh

Common Name(s): Sago Palm

Family: Cycadaceae
Origin: Southern Japan
Plant Type: Palm, Cycad
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Palmate, arching, palm-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Shiny green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Full sun to shade
USDA: 9-10
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Very slow               
Height: 3-10 Feet
Spread: 3-10 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, scale, mealybugs, spider mites in dry air
Soil: Sandy, humusy, well-drained soils, good mulch, soil-based potting mix in containers

Features: Drought tolerant
Uses: Shrub border, lawn specimen, rock gardens, containers, houseplant

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