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Sago Palm

From $54.99

(21 customer reviews)

  Light: Bright, Indirect Light

  Pet Friendly: No

Sago Palm Tree

Cycas revoluta

The Sago Palm, known for its timeless elegance, is a captivating addition to any landscape. Despite its name, the Sago Palm is not a true palm but rather a cycad, adding a unique charm to gardens and interiors. With its striking fronds and sturdy trunk, this versatile plant is an excellent choice for both indoor and outdoor settings. Sago Palm care is relatively straightforward, making it a popular choice among plant enthusiasts. Whether gracing your garden or enhancing your interior décor, the Sago Palm stands as a resilient and captivating botanical companion.

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Sago Palm Care

Cycas revoluta

Sago Palms thrive in environments with bright, indirect light, making them an excellent choice for spaces with abundant natural illumination. It’s crucial to avoid exposing them to direct sunlight, especially during the scorching afternoon hours of summer, as this can lead to wilting and leaf burn. Striking the right balance, providing partial shade, is essential for maintaining a healthy plant with lush foliage. When cultivating Sago Palms indoors, opt for a location near a bright east, west, or south facing window. If desired, these indoor companions can venture outdoors in warm weather, provided they are placed in an area with dappled sunlight.

In terms of watering, Sago Palms exhibit some tolerance to drought, but they thrive when the soil maintains a moderate level of moisture. It’s advisable to water these plants whenever the soil feels dry to the touch, ensuring a well-hydrated but not waterlogged environment. During the winter, when the Sago Palm is in a dormant phase, it’s prudent to slightly reduce the watering frequency to align with its reduced growth activity. This approach helps maintain optimal conditions for the plant’s overall health and longevity.

The Sago Palm tree plant is rated for Zones 7 to 10.

Not safe. Sago Palms are toxic to pets. 

Sago Palms FAQ

Sago palms thrive with thoughtful care. Provide them with bright, indirect light, avoiding direct sunlight. Moderation is key in watering; maintain slightly moist soil without overwatering to prevent root rot. Sago palms prefer well-draining soil. Regular fertilization during the growing season aids in their lush appearance. Pruning damaged or yellowed fronds promotes overall health. While hardy, protect them from frost, especially in colder climates.

Sago palms are known for their slow growth. In optimal conditions, they typically reach a mature height of 8 to 10 feet, although some specimens can grow larger over many years. The growth rate is influenced by factors like sunlight, soil quality, and care practices. Patience is essential with sago palms, as their compact growth contributes to their unique charm as ornamental plants.

Sago palms exhibit new leaf growth during their active growing season, which typically occurs in spring and summer. Warmer temperatures and increased sunlight stimulate this growth phase. As the season progresses, you may notice fresh, vibrant fronds emerging from the center of the plant. Adequate watering, fertilization, and optimal environmental conditions during this period contribute to the development of healthy, new leaves.

Yes, sago palms are toxic to dogs. The plant contains a toxin called cycasin, primarily concentrated in the seeds or nuts. Ingesting any part of the sago palm can lead to severe health issues in dogs, including liver damage and even death. Pet owners should exercise caution and keep sago palms out of reach, ensuring a safe environment for their furry companions. In case of ingestion, immediate veterinary attention is crucial.


No false advertising. We use 1 Gallon (6 Inch), 3 Gallon (10 Inch), and 7 Gallon (14 Inch) pots or for hanging baskets we offer 10Inch or 12Inch diameter baskets. Want a plant to liven your home? A green friend to add to your garden, porch, or landscape? Check out our tropical plants!

We care. When you order from Tropical Plants of Florida, your order is not carelessly thrown in a box. First your plant is hand picked from our field by our experts. Then, it is prepped for shipping where we carefully wrap the base to ensure minimum soil spillage while your plant travels to you. After this a recycled paper sleeve is placed around your plant. If your plant is traveling to a colder climate, it gets extra special attention with a recycled blue jean plant-blanket for the ride.

Our promise. Our goal is to ship quality plants. If your plant has gone through our care filled shipping process and come out injured, TPoF is here for you. Please contact us as soon as possible with pictures of your plant.  

We offer shipping availability to all states excluding Alaska and Hawaii.


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  1. Beautiful sago palm. Packing was excellent. Already planted and enjoying. A+++++++

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  2. Such a beautiful plant. Will definitely order in the future from this seller.

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  3. Fun and healthy plants. I love Plants of Florida.

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  5. Beautiful healthy sago 🌴. Thanks

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