Scientific name: Cycas revoluta
Gymnosperm Cycas revoluta belongs to the family Cycadaceae.It is one of several species that are used to make sago and is also grown for decorative purposes. The Sago Palm is beautiful because of its regal crown of emerald-green, feather-like fronds that delicately extend out from a sturdy, cylindrical stem.These thick fronds, which grow to remarkable lengths, produce a beautiful display like a tropical oasis.Its capacity to store starch within its trunk, a special adaption that sets it distinct from many other plants, is one of the Sago Palm’s most fascinating characteristics. This starchy material, known as “sago,” is significant historically because it has been a crucial food source for many different cultures over the millennia.The Sago Palm contributes to indoor air purification by absorbing harmful toxins and releasing oxygen.Sago Palm appreciates the typical room temperatures found in most homes, generally ranging from 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C).
Planting And Care
Charming addition to both indoor and outdoor spaces
Place your Sago Palm in a location that receives bright, indirect sunlight.
Allow the top few inches of soil to dry out before watering.
Use a well-draining potting mix for indoor Sago Palms and ensure the container has drainage holes.
Outdoors, the Sago Palm prefers sandy, loamy soil that provides good aeration for its roots.
Regularly remove any damaged or yellowing fronds, trimming them off at the base.
Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) to support healthy growth.