Cycas revoluta 2
Cycas revoluta 2

Cycas revoluta
(King Sago)
USDA Zone: 8 - 10
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Origin: Japan
Type: Large Shrub

Typical Height: 8’-10’
(2.4-3.0mts)
Typical Spread: 4’-6’
(1.2-1.8mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High  
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Flower Color: Brown
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Cone
Light Needs: Medium - High
Nutritional Needs: Medium
Human Hazards: Poisonous
Family: Cycadaceae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Pinnately compound
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (1.5'OA)
7G (2'OA)
15G (3'OA)
25G (4'OA)
45G (5'OA)
65G (6'OA)

Typical planting distance:
60" OC
(1.5mts)

Common Uses: Accent; indoor; outdoor; entryways; rock gardens; sand gardens
Category: Accents

Notes: Smaller and hardier than Cycas circinalis

+ In this Photo:
Cycas revoluta
(King Sago)
Leaves close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
September 2014
City of Doral
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/c/cyca_rev.cfm

http://www.cycadpalm.com/cycas.html

http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=CYRE11