Unusual Sago Palm

lzrddr(91360)October 8, 2010

This Cycas revoluta has unusually split leaflets, making it look plumose. Unfortunately it also had a bad case of Asian Scale recently, so it looks spotted, too, but I hope as the new leaves grow out, that will correct itself.

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jimhardy

Looks like it's trying to turn into a pine tree!

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 4:24PM
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butiaman(8a Douglasville,GA.)

I like that look.I have noticed some of my Cycas revolutas fronds do the same thing.I thought it might be from the fertilizer I give them,maybe it's a mutation.Who knows?

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 6:02PM
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josephine_sc(7/8 Clemson, SC)

Showa form maybe?

Here is a link that might be useful: Showa form

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 12:52AM
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lzrddr(91360)

No. Showas are just more densely leaved... this one actually has divided leaflets making it look plumose, instead of the usual 'flat' look of the leaves.

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 1:40PM
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