Key Plant, Key Pests: Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
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sago palm
key plant
cycas revoluta
manganese deficiency
cold injury
cycad aulacaspis scale

How to Cite

Popenoe, Juanita, Matthew Borden, Adam G Dale, Angela Colonna, Caroline R Warwick, and Brian J. Pearson. 2021. “Key Plant, Key Pests: Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta): EP608/ENH1344, 10/2021”. EDIS 2021 (5). Gainesville, FL.


This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications are designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department provides information and general management recommendations for aulacaspis scale, other scales, mealybugs, and manganese deficiency.
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