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Cycas taitungensis/Emperor Sago

Cycas taitungensis / Cycas taitungensis
Emperor sago growing in South Louisiana nursery
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Emperor sago growing in South Louisiana nursery

Handsome foliage on this specimen sago

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Scientific Name: Cycas taitungensis
Common Name: Emperor Sago
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Palms and Palm-like Plants
Comments: Grows faster and larger than the sago palm and is not as susceptible to scale insects. Makes an excellent stand-alone specimen. Grows well in full sunlight to partial shade. Does best in a well drained soil. Cannot tolerate hard freezes.