Native to southern Japan including the Ryukyu Islands.
The pinnate leaves are typically about 4 to 5 feet long at maturity, reaching their greatest length when grown in partial shade. Shiny, new leaves sprout from the top of the crown in a circular pattern, located above a woody trunk.
sago palms may take over a decade to reach maturity and bloom for the first time.
Keep the soil moderately dry, allowing it to dry between watering.
Fertilize once a month from March to October.