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Cycas pachypoda  Elephant's Foot Sago

Cycas pachypoda – Elephant's Foot Sago
Product Code: Y2-0CYPA
Ornamental Value: Pretty
Availability: Out of stock

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A medium cycad with a trunk that is abruptly and massively swollen at the base, native to coastal hills in a single locality in southern Vietnam, where it grows in woodlands on rocky ground and is threatened by degradation of its habitat and removal of plants for ornamental use. It is very rare in cultivation.
Cultural Requirements
Sun Exposure Light shade when young
Light shade in dry, hot climates
Light shade in all climates
Frost Tolerance None
Water Requirements Moderate
Drought Tolerance Yes
Wind Tolerance High
Tolerance of Coastal Conditions Yes
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Form Small Tree
Palmlike Tree
Ornamental Value Pretty
Properties Dioecious
Hazards Poisonous
Gardening Landscaping
Plant Group Cycads
Botanical Order Cycadales
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