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Cycas revoluta Variegata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cycas revoluta Variegata Variegated Cycad, Variegated Japanese Sago Palm, Variegated King Sago,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Rosette, Rounded

Very slow growing, primitive cycad that is often referred to as a 'living fossil'. Dark green and yellow/white variegated feathery leaves top a rugged trunk. Performs well in pots. Take care near paths as the foliage is quite spiky. Great for tropical and formal planting schemes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Cycadaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, White, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High