Sago Palm is ideal for forgetful gardeners because you can forget to water it and it?ll still look great. Sago Palms aren?t actual palms; they are cycads, one of the oldest plant groups on earth. Sago Palm is frequently referred to as a ?living fossil? and it grew on earth when dinosaurs roamed! Today, Sago Palm looks terrific displayed on a tabletop, mantle, or bathroom vanity. Sago Palm can also be used on a porch or patio during the summer months.
A GREAT PLANT FOR HOMES AND OFFICES! Sago Palm is an ideal houseplant for any home, apartment, or office. It sculptural shape makes it look like a piece of living art. Sago Palm is so attractive, it makes a great gift. Sago Palm is often featured in home interiors in magazines and social media because of its attractive and usual shape. This is the ideal houseplant for living rooms, hallways, dens, patios, and bedrooms.
SAGO PALM ADDS TROPICAL VIBES TO INDOOR DECOR: Delray Plants Sago Palm houseplant is shipped in a grower pot and can be dropped directly into a decorative pot. Make sure the container has drain holes, because it?s important that this plant doesn?t sit in wet soil.
HOUSE PLANTS REMOVE TOXINS FROM THE INDOOR AIR: NASA?s Clean Air Study concluded that houseplants promote better air quality in your home. The study by NASA found that houseplants actively remove chemical pollutants from the air. All plants help purify the air by removing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. Here?s a tip: NASA researchers recommend at least one houseplant for every 100 square feet to improve the air quality in your home.
CARE FOR YOUR SAGO PALM IS EASY:
- Light: Grow Sago Palm in medium or bright light. It excels in bright spots. Sago Palm can take direct sun on its foliage when grown as a houseplant, even in hot summer areas. If your Sago Palm doesn’t get enough light, the leaves will grow longer (stretching toward light); bright light results in shorter leaves.
- Water: Sago Palm likes life on the dry side. It hates overly moist or soggy soil. In fact, most times when a Sago Palm dies, it is due to overwatering. The frequency of watering will depend on your Sago Palm?s pot size, how much light it gets, and the indoor temperature of your home. Never allow the plant?s base to sit in moist or soggy soil.
- Feeding: Fertilize Sago Palm a few times a year, in spring and summer, to keep it healthy. Use a general-purpose fertilizer labeled for houseplant use. Follow the directions on the fertilizer packaging. Don?t over feed Sago Palm.
- Pruning/Shaping: Sago Palm typically doesn’t require pruning or shaping to keep its good looks. Remove yellow or faded leaves by clipping them off at the base of the stem.
- Repotting: : Repot your Sago Palm when it becomes root bound. (A houseplant is root bound when roots appear in the soil or begin to escape through drain holes in the pot bottom.) A well-draining potting soil mixture for is recommended when repotting. Never repot houseplants using soil from your yard.
- Outdoor Options: Sago Palm can be grown outdoors as a landscape plant. It’s a perennial landscape planting outdoors in Zone 9-11.
SAGO PALM SAFETY: Delray Plants Sago Palm is not intended for human or animal consumption. All parts of this plant are poisonous so keep it out of reach from children and pets.