Cycas palms are one of the most known kinds of cycads. However, a lot of patience is needed when it comes to growth, because young sago palms normally develop only three to eight new fronds every year. Most people like cycads because of their noticeable growth. The beautiful, green, long fronds are eye catchers that anyone will look at. Depending on your wishes and which plants are available, the cycas palm can be kept as houseplant or balcony plant in summer.
Garden Q&A: White spots on sago palm are scale insects -- and they can kill the plant
The Cycad Aulacaspis Scale, a Pest of Sago Palms in Texas
Cycad plants are handsome, palm-like plants often referred to as palms with legendary ancient ancestry in the plant kingdom. Today they're among the most eye-catching landscape plants in South Florida. Looking like a cross between a small palm and a big fern, cycads play an important role as easy-care plants that provide elegant form and tropical texture. The most commonly used varieties are coontie palm zamia pumila and cardboard palm zamia furfuracea - pictured below - partly because they're two of the smaller cycad varieties. The gorgeous, deep-green king sago palms Cycas revoluta - pictured below - were extremely popular in South Florida, until about a decade ago when a viral form of Asian scale arrived in the United States and all but wiped them out. Sagos are now available for sale again, and reputable nurseries will advise you when you buy a sago to use an oil spray such as neem oil on the leaves and surrounding ground if you see little white dots of scale start to form. Most of these plants grow very slowly to a height of 3 to 6 feet, depending on variety, making them a good fit in any size yard.
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How to Treat Asian Scale on Sago
I've recently received calls about sago palms and "some white stuff" on them. Others have described it as a "snow-like dusting" or even "a white fungus like film. Cycad is the scientific name for sago palms. Tiny and white, cycad scales cover and leech on sago palm fronds.
Asian scales Aulacaspis yasumatsui , also known as Asian cycad scale or cycad scale, originated in Thailand. They attack sago palms Cycas revoluta , which grow in U. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through These pests cluster on a sago palm's roots, trunk and the undersides of fronds, feeding on the sap from the plant tissue. Spraying Asian scale with diluted neem oil immediately after their discovery will stop their reproduction and eradicate them, saving the sago palm from severe damage or even death.