Sago Palm Root Rot
We planted a large sago palm that we bought from Home Depot. After about 3 weeks, it started turning yellow. We dug it up and it was sitting in water. We need to know what to do so it doesn't die.
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Treat root rot by removing the plant from the soil and washing the roots down with water. Then take a clean pair of shears or scissors and trim away any remaining affected roots. You may have to remove a significant amount of the root system so it will also help to prune back a 1/3 of the leaves, which gives the plant a better chance to regrow roots. If possible, dip the remaining healthy roots in a fungicide solution. After treating root rot, replant in a well-draining area.
This article should be helpful as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sago-palm/how-to-care-for-sago-palms.htm