|Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas, Sago Palm
Cycas revoluta (Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas, Sago Palm)
Cycas revoluta (Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm, Sago Cycas, Sago Palm) is Robust-stemmed cycad, erect at first but gradually relining with age, and suckering and branching when mature. Arching leaves, 0.75-1.5m long, are pinnate, with up to 125 sickle-shaped, glossy, dark green leaflets. Ovoid, woolly, golden brown inflorescences are produced on mature plants but seldom on those grown in containers. The male inflorescences, to 40cm long, are pineapple-scented; females, 20cm long, produce ovoid yellow fruit, 3-4cm long. Height 1-2m or more, Spread1-2m or more. Native of Japan.