Sago Palm Trees

Sago Palms. How Big Will It Get?

holublaw added on October 3, 2012 | Answered

4-5 years ago planted a sago palm in a quarter circle bed by mailbox. It is now about 3. 5 feet tall and 4 feet diameter, which means it will be blocking the mail box in another couple years. Can it be trimmed back?

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Answered on October 3, 2012

Sago palms do not respond well to pruning. I am afraid there is not much that can be done to reduce their size. However, if you would like to give it a try, this article will help:

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