Sago Palm Trees

Sago Male Cone Removal

Anonymous added on June 14, 2015 | Answered

Just found out what the large cone in the center of our sago is. Article said it can be safely removed. When and how should I do this?

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Answered on June 15, 2015

Wait to remove the male sago cone fully opens, revealing the pollen inside. If you don't plan to use your male cone for pollination, then it can be removed any time, even when first starting to grow. Hold the cone at the center and snap it off. You can also saw it off at the bottom.

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