Cycas taitungensis “Emperor Sago” is a native of the Taitung Cycad Nature Reserve, Taiwan where you will find growing on exposed open hillsides in rocky shale.
The Emperor Cycad is a medium-sized cycad growing trunks up to 3.5 m in height with a crown of thick leathery fronds similar in appearance to C. revoluta but is larger with a more open crown and broader, flat fronds. Grows in the Full sun – Semi shade as long as it has free draining soil. Grown in the right conditions the Emperor Cycad is said to be one of the fastest growers of all the cycads. Once established the Emperor Cycad is frost tolerant, and able to withstand temperatures down to -2°C
Mass plant for best effect or long lived in a pot on the deck, patio or by the pool.