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Sago palm
Cycas sp?

Location: San Sebastian Place
District: Mission San Jose
Native to: Asia
Tree type: other?
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen palmlike gymnosperm which is more closely related to conifers than to palms. The most widely planted Sago palm is Cycas revoluta which is native to Japan's Ryukyu Islands. Sago palms are slow growing but long-lived sex-separate plants that grow only a few feet tall. Sex and species determination is from identifying the male or female cones which occur after several years growth.

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