Sago Palm Trees

My 6-Inch Sago Palm Has Lost About 20 Leaves on One Frond

Primk2 added on August 16, 2012 | Answered

Six-inch sago has lost 20 leaves on one frond. Will the leaves grow back? Leaves used to be on the frond but my niece plucked some off.

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Answered on August 17, 2012

Yes, they should regrow.

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Answered on August 17, 2012

On a Sago, like on a true palm, the leaf is what we often call the frond; the frond has many leaflets or segments along its center rib. If the leaflets have been lost, they can't grow back; however, new fronds will continue to grow from the top of the plant, where the growing tip is.

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