I have several sagos in my yard. We live in Houston. They are large and mature and always have grown well. BUT one of them now has a big ball in the center and it appears to be undeveloped leaves. The rest of the plant is turning yellow and is not healthy looking. Should I cut out the ball in the center? The plant is about 4 1/2 ft. tall and the ball in the center is a bit smaller than a basketball- about the size of a soccer ball.
I have a sago and it had a big brown dome in the center and some new blooms came out of it. There are some red bulbs attached to the dome that opened up for the new bloom. I have several of these plants but none have ever had this type of center. My question is, what is the dome on this sago?
My sago has white things (about 1 mm, less than 1/16 in.that look like dashes – – – – ) covering the leaves, bottom and top, and in some areas on the stems of leaves. In some places they are mixed in with tan/brown material, forming a covering that is so complete you cannot see the green leaf stem unless you brush it off with your finger. Is this your typical scale that needs to be treated with an oil? Should all the leaves be cut off, including baby ones coming out of the ground (which also have these white line things)?
A new spring small Sago has turned yellow. After reading the articles available, I know it is a nutrient deficiency and possibly I let it get too dry in the summer. It is in the clay 4-inch pot that it came in. I’d like to know a good fertilizer and soil for the transplanting. It will be in the house.