Sago Palm Trees
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Fronds curling and dying

Zone central Florida | [email protected] added on April 24, 2015 | Answered

Concerned about the fronds curling and dying (top of photo) and fronds around bottom are turning yellow. Is this plant getting too much water or not enough? Does it need nutrients?

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    shelley
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    Answered on April 27, 2015

    Leaf curl and browning can be caused by insufficient water, fungal disease or a nutrient deficiency (such as a manganese deficiency). The following articles discusses these in more detail and will give you recommended courses of treatments:

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sago-palm/sago-palm-curling.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/frizzle-top-on-palms.htm

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