Q: I am concerned about my sago palm. The center of it is very large and puffy and full of red, round things. I have never seen this before.
A: You are not the first person to ask me about this structure on sago palms and I hope this will ... READ MORE
Q: What is wrong with my sago palm? The newer fronds are brown and twisted.
A: Your sago palm appears to have a nutrient deficiency called frizzle top. The photo I took shows several seasons of fronds which have experienced this nutrient ... READ MORE
A: The sago palm appears to be deficient in magnesium. It may be the soil, in which the cycad is planted, is also magnesium deficient. It might be beneficial to add magnesium sulfate around the base of the cycad and throughout the canopy area. ... READ MORE
Family: Cycadaceae, cycad family.
Genus: Cycas stems from the Greek name cyca, which means "palm." Cycas are gymnosperms and, though palm-like, they are unrelated to true palms, which are actually angiosperms (flowering plants).
Species: ... READ MORE
Cycas revoluta (Sago Cycad), is a cycad native to southern Japan. Though often known by the common name of King Sago Palm, or just Sago Palm, it is not a palm at all, but a type of gymnosperm.
This very symmetrical plant ... READ MORE
April 25, 2014 Tallahassee Democrat Photo by David W. Marshall: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Brunfelsia spp.) is a perennial shrub in bloom now in the demonstration garden at theUniversity of Florida IFAS Leon County Extension demonstration ... READ MORE
Is the newest growth on your sago palm turning yellow, brown, frizzy looking and dying – is it a pest or disease or something else?
This sago palm is suffering from a classic case of manganese deficiency. When sago palms lack manganese, ... READ MORE