How to care for Sago palm

Written by Maggie

Sep 02 2021

How to care for Sago palm

Sago palm is one of the green plants that people like very much. Sago palm is not only easy to cultivate, but also has good geomantic omen, which can bring good meaning. Therefore, many people like to cultivate it. It's not hard to grow ironwood, though many problems occur when growing it. How to care for Sago palm? Let’s look together!

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How to care for Sago palm leaves too short or thin

To make the leaves of Sago palm short and strong, it is necessary to trim them and cut off the branches at the top to avoid the late growth of Sago palm. During maintenance, Sago palm needs to be given sufficient light, moisture and fertilizer to provide nutrients and facilitate the growth of branches and leaves. Sago Palm should also be given a well-ventilated growing environment during maintenance.

Sago palm is a relatively common ornamental plant. During its growth, it needs to be trimmed to make its leaves short and strong. We need to cut off the topmost branches and leaves to remove the topmost advantage. After trimming, apply an appropriate amount of carbendazim solution to the wound to avoid infection of bacteria.

Sago palm likes light and needs to be given plenty of it during its growth. Sago palm needs light to grow, and in the absence of light, it can grow in vain. To make its leaves short and strong, you need to give them plenty of light during their growth, but in summer, when the light is strong, you need to do a good job of shading them from strong light.

Sago palms also need to be watered and fertilized properly to make their leaves short and strong during growth. Plenty of fertilizer and water can help Sago palm's branches and leaves grow, making them more robust. During the growing period, Sago palm should be watered appropriately and the soil should be kept moist. Fertilizer is mainly compound fertilizer, which is conducive to the growth of Sago palm.

During maintenance, please note that Sago palm should be placed in a well-lit indoor location for indoor breeding. During maintenance, windows should be opened frequently to maintain indoor ventilation. A bright, airy environment facilitates the growth of Sago palm branches and leaves. Spraying Sago palm with antiseptic on a regular basis also protects the palm from pests and diseases.

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How to care for Sago palm leaves having yellow spots

Yellow spots on Sago palm leaves can be caused by pests or diseases, or by improper maintenance. During maintenance, too much watering, too much light and not enough iron can cause yellow spots on Sago Palm's leaves. Reasonable adjustments should be made according to different conditions. Appropriate amount of light, moisture and fertilizer should be given to Sago palm in the later period, which is conducive to its growth. Read more about how to grow and care for Sago Palm.

1.Pests and diseases control

Sago Palm is a relatively common ornamental plant, suitable for growing in warm and ventilated climates. Sago palm is vulnerable to pests and diseases in a high temperature, closed, wet or dry environment for a long time, resulting in yellow spots on the leaves.The common pests of Sago Palm are scale insects and red spiders. Topsail fire, polymorinda fire and other agents can be used for insect control.

2. Water for Sago palm

Sago Palm is wet-loving and grows well in wet climates, but it is not waterlogged. During the maintenance period, the leaves of Sago Palm will appear yellow spots due to excessive watering. In case of excessive moisture, Sago palm should be loosened and drained in time. It can be maintained in a cool and ventilated environment, which can accelerate the evaporation of moisture.

3. Light for Sago palm

Sago palm likes light and needs plenty of light for leaf growth during growth. Sago palm is not resistant to strong light. During summer, there is a lot of hot sun and the light is too strong. When Sago palm is exposed to hot sun, yellow spots will appear on the leaves. If the light is too strong, it needs to be moved to the cool and ventilated environment for curing. We need to avoid the midday strong light.

4. Supply iron  

Sago palm has large green leaves, and if the peach leaves have yellow spots, check the soil condition. Sago Palm can be watered with ferrous sulphate solution if the soil is hardened, which may be due to a lack of iron. Ferrous sulphate regulates soil, makes it more acidic and provides iron for Sago Palm, but not too much.

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