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

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

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cycads

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By budding

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive rockmanwss On Nov 23, 2010, rockmanwss from Wilmington, DE wrote:

I have successfully grown this plant in Wilmington, DE zone 6-7 borderline. Every Thanksgiving, I wrap the trunk with twinkle lights and throw a handful of them in the middle of the crown. I fold the leaves up (wearing a thick long sleeved jacket) and tie them. I wrap the whole tree in a sheet of plastic and plug in the lights. It has survived for 12 years now and is about 5-6 feet tall with a two foot trunk that is about 10 inches in diameter.

Regional...

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

Grenoble,
Orange Beach, Alabama
Glendale, Arizona
Arden-arcade, California
Wildomar, California
Wilmington, Delaware
Ocala, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Jackson, Mississippi
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Austin, Texas



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