Sago Palm (Metroxylon sagu)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 25 - 50 feet or more.
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: 1 - 2 inch, scaly drupes, maturing from brown to greenish and then yellow.
Uses: Erosion control
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: Several Months
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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