Japanese sago palm. Evergreen plants. Likes full sun and sandy soil. Poisonous if ingested. Ships in a 4.5'' inch ceramic pot. The sago palm is also referred to as the Japanese sago palm, and the funeral palm. Sago palms are slow-growing, evergreen plants that grow to about 10 to 12 feet in height. They are poisonous if ingested, so practice care with animals and children.