Friday, August 3, 2012

Sago palm planting

Sago palm is often widely used in landscaping.

The sago palm is often widely used in landscaping. It can be propagated by cuttings suckers. The palm can be grown on common ground. Especially soil is slightly sandy loam. It’s like the medium moist and sun all day. Cycas revolute is easy care. It grew slowly, but it still grew faster than other cycads in its family.

Grown Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) in pots

Ingredient -Soil 1 part -Coir 1 part -Coconut husk chopped 1 part -Rice husk or ash1 part

Sago palm can be propagated by cuttings suckers

How to Grown Sago palm in pots

Mix well and set aside and use it to grown in pots, grown as ornamental plants and landscaping, you should be spaced 1 to 2 meters to beauty.

Care and fertilizing Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

You can add fertilizer about a month / time by use of the chemical fertilizer formulas 16 - 16 - 16 with organic fertilizer.

Sago palm is easy care

Pests and diseases of Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

For this palm, it is very rare. The major insect infested such as the weevil and worms eat the young leaves in time cycads are budding young leaves. You can use a chemical insecticide such as carbaryl and chlorpyrifos when an outbreak.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The botanical characteristics of sago palm

Sago palm has slow growth

Trunk of the sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

Plant has seed and small bush. Sago palm Leaves (Cycas revoluta) Its leaves look like feathers, length 60-180 cm tightly clustered at the top. Leaves look curls and it is covered with hair similar wool. Sub leaves are a lot, long and narrow, wide 0.5 mm and long 2.5 to 6 mm. Apical of sub leaves are sharp similar to thorns. It has dark green and shiny. The leaves of palm are rolled down. A petiole is rigid, long 9-10 cm. It is a square with short spikes.

Leaves of sago palm look like feathers.

Flower of the sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

The sago palm has separate reproductive organs in each tree.

- Male reproductive organs are a tight cluster, cylindricalม wide 9-10 cm and length 30 cm. It is consists sheath that is stacked on the base of the leaf sheath. The palm will be part used for breeding as a group. When it's older, it will be blown away like stamens.

Sago palm has separate reproductive organs in each tree.

- Female reproductive organs It's long 10-23 cm. It consists sheath sort of overlap, the top sheath is oval, edge deep notches with brown hair. The lower part is stem and has eggs attached to the 1-2 pair.

Fruit of sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

Fruits are circular, no meat, diameter 3 cm, when ripe is red.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Garden arrangement with sago palm

You should have knowledge about the soga palm before landscaping.

Use the sago palm (Cycas revoluta) for landscaping, you should use a 1 stone or 3 pieces paste different level. Which use of stone, it should be a piece or 3 pieces. It will not be used for 2 pieces. You can observe from the gardens generally. And what is indispensable, it is planted grass.

Sago palm is like sunshine.

You should have knowledge about the sago palm (Cycas revoluta) before landscaping.

Some say that the landscaping is not difficult. Just planting trees, this is landscaping, which it is not wrong to say that, but was not all. It was not all, because landscaping is about more than planting trees. It requires knowledge, rather than planting trees such as each tree was like the sun is not the same. This tree may prefer to stay in the shade. But if we take it in the sun, it will die.

Or tall trees, we took to the front gardens, which first to buy it, it's so small, so paste it to front, but over the next two months, it steeply over the tree at the back. You have to move it again. This makes you lose time to care for other plants.

Sago palm is suitable to be planted outdoors

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is like sunshine.

Or some trees like water, but we planted it in a group of trees that require less water. This make palm is not growing as fast as we intended. Therefore, knowledge of landscaping plants is important. For the sago palm plant is like sunshine. Sago palm is suitable to be planted outdoors and it is a plant that is relatively like water.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Sago palm, the trees planted in the pots

Sago palm is beautiful when growing in pots.

Sago palm planted in the pots. Most of Trees for the planting pot are trees that haven't tap root. Unless the tree is a dwarf tree that it must be a way to cut the tap root. Plants grown in pots should not tap root, because of its distinctive features.

Sago palm is suitable for growing in pots.

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is beautiful when growing in pots.

If we are to be used as a pot plant indeed, it may be propagated by cuttings branches of the plant. Branches of these trees will be new tree that without tap root such as banyan tree. Tree isn't tap root and suitable for growing in pot. There are many such as palm, betel palm or MacArthur and etc. You may learn more about a particular palm. It also can use the bamboo as well. Or plants that are species of ferns, which nearly all kinds of ferns, it can be grown in pot just fine and beautiful as well.

Sago palms are plants like grow in pots

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is suitable for growing in pots.

Some trees will be planted in hanging pots well. Sago palm is plants like grow in pots, which we can use the cycad plants in pots. It is not only a Cycas revoluta. It also has many cycad species that grow well in pots such as pineapple, because it has a fibrous root system is shallow.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Landscaping style with sago palms

It is a unique charm of the Sago palm

The sago palm (Cycas revoluta) are plants that are most commonly used for landscaping. Gardens of the various government agencies and departments, it is very popular, which this palm has a top feature that is stalk like palm, straight trunk and black jagged. It has leaves like a palm tree, but leaves short. It is a unique charm of the Sago palm.

Sago palms makes our garden look stylish

Sago palms (Cycas revoluta) make our garden look stylish

If we use the sago palm come to landscaping, especially trees have big sufficiently. It indicates that there is a garden unique style. It makes our garden look stylish. You imagine simple, if we use the tree other than Cycas revoluta come to landscaping such as the MacArthur or the other. It will make your garden look ordinary and it's not professional.

Therefore, bringing trees come to gardens, it is very important. We should have some ideas, know the tree and know the material. These things are important, not less.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Toxicity of sago palm

Sago palm is toxic to animals including humans

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) toxicity

Sago palm is toxic to animals including humans, if the digested. Clinical symptoms occur within 12 hours after digestion include vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, fainting or liver function failure. This palm is toxic in all its parts. In seeds are toxic substances known as cycasin high. These toxins irritate the digestive tract. If the level is high enough, it causes the liver to failure. Cycas revoluta also contains other toxic substances such as Beta-methylamino L-alanine, which is toxic to the nervous system and toxic that have many indistinguishable, which causes paralysis in cattle.

Sago palm will contain a compound called cycasin

Caution of sago palm (Cycas revoluta) planting

Planting, you should be well spaced. It will not jam and cannot see the beauty. It is a plant that is toxic for humans and animals. Cycas revoluta will contain a compound called cycasin to damage the liver and nervous system, if it gets into the body in large quantities. Especially in seeds of it has the most amount of this substance. Some dog owners have to cry, because dog died from the fruit of sago palm that they bite to play. Therefore if you have dogs or small children, sago palm is not advisable to planting it would be better.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Sago palm care

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is used for landscaping tropical Asian.

Utilization of the Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

Sago palm is widely cultivated in the garden or narrow space and ornamental. This palm can provide shade, if it is large. Cycas revoluta is used for landscaping tropical Asian in combination with other foliage or tropical flowers, planted in pots, in home or side of beach.

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is widely cultivated in the garden.




Light: It's like the sun.

Water: These palms are plants that are resistant to water stress and want moderate water.

Soil: This palm can grow in almost any soil and grows well in sandy loam

Fertilizer: Use the manure or compost in the bottom 2 times a year

Pests and diseases of the Sago palm

The palm does not quite have the interference of the disease, but it has insects and aphid such as flea.

Sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is resistant to water stress.

Prevention and removal of Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)

Disposal of these should use drugs that absorbed, because cycads are small leaves and slippery by using 20 g of Saigon mix to water at a rate of 20 liters, pour over the stem.

Properties of Drugs:

Cycas revoluta can be used to treat hair follicle or as a drug expectorants.