Sago Palm Trees
Q.

Pruning a Sago Palm

Zone Southern NJ | TD227 added on August 3, 2014 | Answered

I have a 10 year old Sago Palm which has sprouted new growth. The new leaves are 5 feet long as opposed to all the other leaves that are 2 feet. Can this new growth be trimmed back to match the existing lengths and, if so, what would be the proper procedure to do this? I can email a picture if necessary.

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
theficuswrangler
Answered on August 6, 2014

First of all, I think you're sago looks absolutely gorgeous. As those new leaves get older they will darken. You could cut them back to be more the length of the old leaves; just cut across the midrib with a pair of scissors. It's your plant, and your choice, but if it were mine, I'd be thrilled with those beautiful leaves.

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Sago Palm Trees
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More