Sago Palm Trees
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Sago Palms With Frost Damage

Anonymous added on April 2, 2011 | Answered

We live north of Houston, Texas. The excessive cold winter damaged all of our Sago Palms. They are huge and most all of the top foliage is brown. How much can be cut out and how close to the stalk do we cut them?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 3, 2011

You will need to remove the yellow and brown fronds this spring, but only those, as they will not come back. Do not remove green parts of fronds. These articles will help you as well:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm

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