Cycas Revoluta or the Sago Palm is a beautiful easy care houseplant. semi glossy deep green leaves are quite tough and solid so resist damage well and maintain a rigid and symmetrical shape. They look tranquil and relaxing from a distance but stand their ground well against minor damage making it a mobile, can-do and hardy house guest.
CYCAS REVOLUTA (Indoor)
COMMON NAME: Sago Palm
BOTANICAL/SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cycas Revoluta
LIGHT: The cycas revoluta grows at it's best with bright light, without direct sunlight.
WATERING: The soil is best kept moist, so water once the soil begins to dry slightly at the top. Over-watering or watering at the crown of the plant can cause the plant to rot. During the winter reduce watering.
SOIL: A well draining and aerated potting mix is needed. Something like 1 part peat, 1 part pine bark and 1 part coarse sand is a suitable mix.
HUMIDITY: Average to above average humidity levels are best suited. You may want to improve humidity levels with a humidity tray or electronic humidifier if the plant has problems associated with dry air conditions, such as brown leaflet tips. To improve humidity mist the leaves during the summer and when the air is dry.
FERTILISER: Once a month, high in Nitrogen to enhance the growth of evergreen leaves.
SIZE: Height 50 to 60cm. approximate
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