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Q.Multi Head Sagos

Anonymous added on May 24, 2011 | Answered

I have two sago palms out front that have developed multiple (and unruly) heads. One has 5 and the other 3. The trunks at 10-12 in in diameter and 24 inches tall. The plants are probably 10 years old. Should I cut the trunks off near the ground and hope they grow singularly again? If so, when should this be done?

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Answered on May 25, 2011

Yes, you can. Those are called pups. There are directions on how to do that at the bottom of this article: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sago-palm/prune-sago-palm.htm

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