Madagascar Sago Cycas thouarsii / Cycads
A beautiful fast growing cycad with soft fronds when juvenile.
Native to Madagascar, the Comoros Islands and the Seychelles.
This is one of the largest cycads and probably the fastest-growing.
Excellent for accent or specimen planting in a semi to full shaded, dry spot.
Much softer leaved than the Sago Palm.
- Prefers some shade, but will tolerate full sun.
- Medium wind tolerant.
- Won’t tolerate frosts.
- Grows to a height of 2 metres (approx).
- Requires little moisture and is drought tolerant.