The Q&A Archives: sago palm

Question: every year my palm's leaves turn brown. the next spring I cut off the brown ones and new green leaves sprout and do great. My ? is am I supossed to cut the leaves or will they turn green again in the spring and continue to grow new leaves?

Answer: No, once a leaf turns brown it won't green up again. So, keep cutting them off if you find them unattractive. Your sago will produce new leaves each spring whether you cut off the old ones or leave them on the plant.

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