© Dennett 2024 — Female Sago Palm

Beautiful & Deadly

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Sago Palms, also known as Cycads, originated in Japan and are popular landscaping plants in the warm-growing zones of 8 through 11. They are also a favorite indoor plant.

Sagos are particularly popular in my state of Florida. The one in these photos is in front of my client’s office. The newly formed fronds above will grow taller until they drop and…




I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.