Plant ID forum: Palm leafs dried on edges

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Name: Alex T.
Los Angeles, California (Zone 10a)
Feb 1, 2019 4:06 PM CST
Hello, this is another plant I took out of ground that was being repurposed and potted a year ago.

Leaf edges yellow because pot too small?

What is name? Can't find name online. Thanks.
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Name: Will Creed
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Feb 1, 2019 4:27 PM CST
It is called Sago Palm and is a type of Cycad. There are many possible causes of the leaf browning although the small pot is not likely unless you are not watering very often. I assume you keep it indoors in winter.
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Name: Bill
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Feb 1, 2019 4:28 PM CST
That is a cycad, not a Palm.
They are very prone to insect damage. Most note ably brown armored scale, Boisduval scale, mealybugs and false spider mites.
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Name: Lin
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Feb 1, 2019 7:17 PM CST
I agree, not a true palm, it just has the common name of Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) or another type of Cycas, there are many:

I can't offer advice because I've never been able to keep one alive in a container for long. Sad
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