Cycas is a real eye catcher for a garden or interior. It is remarkable, versatile and topical. It can even withstand some frost. It is easy to maintain as it can handle humid and dry spots alike. Most Cycas palms originate in southeast Asia. Nowadays they can be found all over the world due to their ornamental leaves and rough trunk. They are common sights at luxurious hotels or city squares. They have various common names, though sago palm is the most common one.
With a sago palm tree you bring a piece of history to your home. Sago palms were a dominant species of plants during the Jurassic period. This makes it all the more interesting that the sago palm is still successful today. As they originate in warmer areas in the world, they are most commonly kept as indoor palm trees in northern Europe. Nonetheless, it can withstand a few degrees of frost.
Cycas palm trees are slow growers, so they require little watering. In fact, the roots are quite sensitive to too much water. If kept inside, ensure that the soil dries up before you provide new water. You can give additional water during summer. You can spray the leaves to increase the already high ornamental value. They are best kept in a sunny location – the plant can handle direct sunlight for a few ours. Do not place sago palms too far away from a sunny spot, as the palm will grow less well there.
Cycas revoluta is likely to be the best known Cycas. They are called false sago palm and has a friendly and refreshing appearance. Its sturdy and compact trunk crowned with beautiful green leaves are exactly what makes this plant a true eye catcher in an interior or garden. This palm species is particularly popular among loves of exotic plants and trees due to their characteristic tropical appearance and the relative easy maintenance.
Cycas panzhihuaensis has, just like its name, a unique appearance. In English it is called Dukou sago palm. Thanks to its adaptability it is well suited for many climates. Despite its tropical appearance, this Cycas can handle some of the colder days in Europe. Despite that, this palm still has a fantastic appearance that will turn your garden into a tropical paradise.
Fans of exotic plants and flowers are aware that Cycas plants require a little bit of attention. Not every palm tree is as suitable and the maintenance generally requires a bit more know-how than an average indoor plant. Nonetheless, we recommend reading up the information about these plants and enjoy the beauty they have to offer. You can always count on the advice of our specialists. Any questions you may have, we will be glad to answer. That way, we can help you get the most out of your plant and to make the maintenance as easy as possible. We have plenty of tips to get the most out of your plants. Let us know what you are looking for so that we can help you with.
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