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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This is one of the most ancient plants still alive today.

    Latin Name

    Cycas revoluta


    Family

    Cycadaceae


    Also Known As

    King Sago


    Type of Plant

    Tropical

    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 20'
    Max Spread: 10'

    Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Sun

    Tollerances

  • Drought

  • Toxicity

    Do not ingest
    Harmful to pets

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Japan


    History

    The sago palm was noted in Washington's papers on a list of plants from Jamaica.


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