These prehistoric looking palms make brilliant houseplants - they're really easy to care for and are a real statement! They'll do best in bright indirect light and should only be watered when the soil is completely dry.
Pot size: 17cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light and can tolerate a little bit of direct morning or afternoon sun.
||Bright light - winter sun isn't as strong so it's best to provide them with a little more light.|
|Only water when the soil is completely dry.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.|
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.
||Try to avoid any drastic changes in temperature - keep away from cold draughts and central heating.|
|Feed once a month or so throughout the growing season.||Do not feed in Autumn and Winter.|
Common Name: Sago Palm
Scientific Name: Cycas revoluta
Toxicity: Toxic to humans and animals (and quite sharp!)
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound - once every two years or so.
Propagation: These plants can produce pups at their base which can be separated from the mother plant and repotted separately.
Common problems: These can be susceptible to mealybugs and scale.
Care Tips: Wipe down the fronds regularly to keep pests away!
Fun Fact: These plants have been around since the Jurassic period, and they haven't really changed a whole lot since then!
Other varieties: Kentia Palm, Areca Palm
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.