Pruning sago palm - Knowledgebase Question

Birmingham, Al
Question by brianwburton
April 19, 2009
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 grenn again in the spring and continue to grow new leaves?


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Answer from NGA
April 19, 2009

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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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