Cycad, Royal Sago
Cycas multipinnata

Family: Cycadaceae
Genus: Cycas (SY-kas) (Info)
Species: multipinnata (mul-tee-pin-NAY-ta) (Info)

Category:

Cycads

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

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:

Light 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 26, 2008, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant is native to two small areas in Southeast Asia, the Red River gorge in eastern Yunnan, China and Yen Bai Province in northern Vietnam. It grows in evergreen forests on steep limestone slopes.