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Old August 15th, 2008, 10:17 PM
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Default Sago browning?

Need Help with my Sago palm tree? Why is it browning, I have used fertilizer and I have it in full sun. Any reasons why?
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Old August 19th, 2008, 06:10 PM
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Default Could be

Could be t-scale something like that.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 11:09 AM
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Red face Yessir, T-scale it is my friend..

t-scale is devastating if not treated...
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Old August 24th, 2008, 04:36 AM
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Recommendation is to spray a highly refined horticultural oil spray. The recommendation is to spray at 10-day intervals and spray at least four times

Doing so you will find the scale does not fall off your sago. Your sago will remain white with the bodies of the scale insects. The suggestion, therefore, is to use a power spray of water 7-10 days after the 4th (last) oil spraying to help wash away the scale bodies

It has been our experience that it is effective to remove the food supply these scales are feeding on - namely the sago fronds themselves. We have been successful (vanquishing other varieties of cycad scales) by cutting off all the fronds as close as possible to the main trunk then allowing new green fronds to grow back in. Best done in spring or summer

Carefully dispose of the infected fronds

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Old August 24th, 2008, 04:40 AM
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Sago Palms are relatively easy plants to grow in the landscape. In the Desert they grow best in afternoon shade. Soils should be well drained with a near neutral soil pH (6.5 to 7.0). Good luck finding that!



You will want mulch and amend your soil at least once a year with adequate organic material or sulfur. A liquid sulfur like Con-Grow is very effective. Sagos respond well to regular fertilization during the early growing season, March through May.
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Old August 24th, 2008, 07:56 PM
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Old September 19th, 2008, 03:10 AM
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Default Joclyn.

Did you get it treated, and if so what did you use?
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Old September 19th, 2008, 11:11 AM
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Default Was it T-scale?

Or just not enough water or fertilizer. Sometimes not even enough sunlight will make leaves turn brown.
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Old September 28th, 2008, 10:03 PM
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Default Its most likely MalNutrition

Just make sure to look after it. Water the Palm and fertilize twice every six months. You should be fine.
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 02:55 PM
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Default Let us know what happens

I want to know if anything you did will work. For Future Reference
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Old October 14th, 2008, 05:56 PM
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Default If it is browing, it probably needs water!

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Old September 9th, 2009, 02:14 PM
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Sago will turn brown for a lot of reasons. If they get too cold they will turn brown. Too much fertilizer will turn them brown, wrong type of fertilizer will turn them brown.
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Old May 29th, 2010, 12:24 PM
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Default You are right Big Bob

over doing anything or under doing anything will cause it to turn brown, however no need to despair, the sago is resilient to improper care. Try changing things up until you see the correct care.
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Old June 7th, 2010, 11:01 AM
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Default Spray Sago with Malathion Oil

Spray Sago with Malathion Oil,

Feed it fertilizer and water. Should be good to go.
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Old September 9th, 2011, 03:11 PM
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Default Sago Palm Problems

I have sago palm problems and have posted a pic with this question. Does anyone know the problem I am having... the sagos getting watered every other day... I have had it for over three years and its just recently started turning brown.. please help me...
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