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.