CYCAS REVOLUTA - info
The cycas is one of the plants most known ancient. The first species of this prehistoric plants can be traced back 300 trillion years.
If the leaves of the Cycas yellow one of the causes is the soil too wet or too acid.
- Sun direct
- Recommended temperature
- Greater than 15 °C
- Wait until the ground is totally dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground. In case of doubt, wait again.
- Asia (south-east) and Oceania
- Sandy, well drained soils.
- The discovery in the late 1700's comes from southern Japan and has been planted for the first time in Europe in 1793, in the botanic Garden of Palermo.
- The cycadaceae are a group of plants appeared on the Earth shortly before the dinosaurs.