Sago Palm Trees

Sago Palm Got Frost Bite

buster added on March 19, 2012 | Answered

My sago palm got frost bite this winter. Should I trim it back or just wait? The ball is still green and looks like new shoots are forming.

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Answered on March 20, 2012

I would wait until spring to cut back the plant. It will help protect the new growth, just in case another frost/freeze occurs. But you will need to remove the yellow and brown fronds only, as they will not come back. Do not remove green fronds. These articles will help you as well:

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