I have a sago palm with four branches. It is now developing a fifth. Can I remove that fifth beginning branch without harming the plant? If yes, what is the proper procedure?
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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