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Sago Palm

If you have ever wondered what it might have been like to walk through the undergrowth on the lookout for dinosaurs, then there's good news regarding fascinating houseplants. The Sago Palm, with its glossy, stiff, deep green leaves, resembles a miniature palm - but it represents the Cycad family, a primitive seed-bearing plant that has been around since the Permian Period - 280 million years ago.

  • Moderate
  • Bright, Indirect
Winter Shipping Insurance (Optional)


Who needs it?  If you live in an area that experiences winter temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit you will want to purchase winter shipping insurance.  For only $10.00, your plant will be shipped with a heat pack and bubble wrap for insulation to ensure it arrives to you free of any damage from the cold or we will refund your money back! 

You will receive a notification of shipping and will need to ensure that the plant is welcomed into your home the date of arrival.  If you will be traveling, please contact us to reschedule the shipment date at least 24 hours prior to shipping.  You do not want to leave your lovely new friend out in the cold. The heat pack that is provided with the insurance is good for 72 hours from the time shipped so we are confident that your plant will arrive safe and warm.

If you are purchasing multiple plants, you may need to purchase insurance for each plant if the plants are being shipped separately.  Feel free to reach out to us at and we will confirm the amount required for your order.

Refund Policy for all Plants

If your plant arrives damaged, simply take a photo and send it to within 3 days after the delivery date.

We will make a determination and will refund the amount purchased if you have a valid concern.  We will notify you via email, within 48 hours after we have received your email with the photos supporting your claim and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, your refund will be applied to your original payment method. The refund will ALWAYS be back to the card used for the original purchase, no exceptions. 

The refund amount will post in accordance with your cards policy, usually within 3 to 5 business days. 

Damages and Issues
Please inspect your order upon receipt and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you received the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and correct as necessary. All claims must be made within 3 days after the delivery date.
We do not do exchanges on plants.
We do not replace plants.  We will issue a refund if appropriate. (see above), and you may place another order if desired. 

We are always happy to hear from you.  Please know that you may contact us for any questions at any time at

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Habitat: 65 - 85°F

Indoors Sago Plants will remain in the 2 - 3 foot range due to being potted. They appreciate moisture and medium levels of humidity (a mister can be useful). Sago Palms are not fussy when it comes to the types of soil that they enjoy - but it must be well drained. A Terra Cotta pot with a number of drainage outlets is recommended.

Maximum Size: 8'

Sago Palms do not grow above approximately 3 - 8 feet, making them ideal for those who want a hardy non-flowering houseplant that boasts attractive cones and stiff blue-green leaves.

Space / Planter Size: Medium / Large

The Sago Palm can grow to a height of around 12 feet outdoors, but it will rarely exceed 3 feet in height indoors. The slow-growing nature and the plant and its size make it ideal for apartments. A larger, well-drained Terra Cotta planters is the best choice.


The Sago Palm is abundant in countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia. It is also found in lowland forest habitats and wetlands in Papua New Guinea. It is much prized as a houseplant in these countries due to its low-maintenance character, size, and striking appearance. Sago Palms is a very old species and in past decades have become popular additions to households around the world.

Plant Care

These are plants that will flourish in warm and sunlit areas of the home. But bright direct sunlight all day will lead to damaged foliage (wilting primarily). Use a mister liberally - but avoid overwatering.

Water: Moderate

It is best to water every five to seven days. Ensure that the surface of the soil is dry (down to between 2 - 3 inches) before watering again. Overwatering will cause root rot.

Sun: Bright, Indirect

This plant likes moderate sunlight but indirect sunlight is better. In warm weather, the plant can be moved outside, but ensure that it is placed in a location that has dappled or indirect sunlight.

Care Level: Easy

Sago Palms are very easy to care for. Well established plants are usually drought resistant and require watering rarely. Sago Palms can live in excess of 100 years and will not typically reach maturity until 50 years old. larger, well-drained Terra Cotta planters will suit the needs of these sometimes hefty plants.