Unit Pack Size: 21" Pot
Light:The sago palm should have a shady to half-shady position in the summer and be
placed in a brighter spot in the winter.
Water:The sago needs only a little water in the winter. When a new leaf begins to appeargive plenty of water. Keep the air humid. Mist regularly.
Temp:It needs a lot of warmth- the upper 70's when germinating, The lower 70's in the summer and no less than 60 degrees in the winter.
Soil:Use a light, sandy mixture.
Fertilizer:Feed when a new leaf begins to appear.
Special Care:Shower ocassionally to keep the fronds free of dust. Cut off old fronds.
Flower Color:No flower.
Growth Habit:The sago is a slow grower. It produces only a few fronds per year. The Sago has
a Woody cylindrical trunk with large stiff fronds which are dark green and have
closely packed leaflets which come to a sharp point.
Fun Fact:The sago palm is botanically known as Cycas revoluta, and although their appearance is quite similar to a palm, they are not, nor do they belong to the palm trees family. They are cycads, belonging to the division Cycadophyta.
The key to a happy plant is proper care!