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PlantFiles: Cycad, Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas, Sago Palm
Cycas revoluta 'Showa'

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Family: Cycadaceae
Genus: Cycas (SY-kas) (Info)
Species: revoluta (re-vo-LOO-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Showa

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cycads

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

No details have been posted.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Orange Beach, Alabama
Havana, Florida
Zephyrhills, Florida
Hayden, Idaho



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