Cycas are members of an ancient and distinct group of plants known as Cycads. These plants were widespread when dinosaurs roamed the earth but many species are endangered now.

    Wildlife Facts
    Common Name:
    Queen Sago
    Scientific Name:
    Cycas circinalis
    Tropical Asia
    Fun Facts:
    • An ancient seed producing plant that does not produce flowers.
    • A member of the cycad family (considered among the world's most threaten plant groups).
    • A host plant for the plains cupid butterfly.
    Plant Type:
    • Evergreen
    • Shrub
    Endangered Status
    Endangered Status
    • Extinct in Wild (EW)
    • Critically Endangered (CR)
    • Endangered (EN)
    • Vulnerable (VU)
    • Near Threatened (NT)
    • Least Concern (LC)
    • Not Evaluated (NE)
    Hardiness Zones

    The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.

    USDA Hardiness Zones

    10a (30 °F to 35 °F)

    10b (35 °F to 40 °F)

    11a (40 °F to 45 °F)

    11b (45 °F to 50 °F)