Latin name: Cycas revoluta

Cycad, Japanese sago palm

3 m. 9,84 f.
Family: Cycadaceae

Genus: Cycas

Latin name: Cycas revoluta
Pteridophyte species with compound, glossy, green foliage, and a strong central stem. In the center of its foliage it features a very large brown eye, the size of a football. It is very similar to a palm tree and many people mistakenly consider it as one. Native to South japan. Very slow-growing. One of the rare plants that are sold by weight! Grows in full sun, in frost-protected sites and in poor soils. Plant amidst palm trees and in flowerpots. It makes a good coastal plant. Propagated by suckers and rarely by seeds.