Sago Palm Outdoor Care: Can Sagos Grow In The Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant Sago palms are native to southern Japan. Oddly, these plants aren’t even palms but are cycads, a group of plants that predates the dinosaurs. Can Sagos grow in the garden? Growing Sago palms outdoors is only suitable in United States Department of Agriculture zones 9 to 11. That means they cannot survive sustained freezing temperatures and are more suited to tropical and sub-tropical regions. However, there are ways to raise a Sago outside even for northern gardeners. Can Sagos Grow in the Garden? If you are looking for a touch of the exotic, with tropical flair and ancient sophistication, you can’t go wrong with a Sago palm. Outdoor Sago palm plants are easy to grow and have a slow growth rate that makes them perfect container plants. You can also grow the cycad as an indoor houseplant in cooler climates. In summer you can bring your

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