),it flushed,Sagos are pretty tough!Here is a thread I posted on it back in the day(-: Here is a link that might be useful: Sago flushing. Sago palms are easy to care and do not have any special requirements. Usually develops several trunks. size.I put mine on each side of my driveway,on top of concrete in full sun,from mid March to the day before the frist freeze,whenever that happens to be.Everything I have read says not to give them a fast release fertilizer.This is what I do,I give them 1 tablespoon of epson salt the frist of march,I dont water in march unless it dont rain for two weeks.If I do water,it's luke warm water with no fertilizer.I start to give them all purpose mircle grow the frist of april, I give mine 1 teaspoon of MG to 2 gallons of water for each plant every other saturday,I give them 1 tablespoon of epson salt once a month till november.Mine put out two big flushes of fronds each summer,one in early summer and another in late summer.Remember mine are 15gal.size.So reduce or add for the size of yours.Mine are dark green and grew to a very large size very quickly,for cycads.I dont know why they say not to give them quick release fertilizer,I get great results with it.I forgot,I also give them Ironnite twice, once in early summer than again in say September.I hope this helps. When the leaves of a sago palm are killed by extreme winter cold or yellowing as a result of a severe infestation of scale insects, pruning off leaves is warranted. If you do not place an indoor sago plant in enough light when it gets new leaves, they will stretch toward what little light there is. After a few weeks, assuming the root tips are now active, I supplement one time with a granular, quick release lawn fertilizer and also a weekly drench with Miracle-Gro liquid lawn fertilizer for about 3-4 weeks +/-. I have a question about my sago Palm, will someone please tell what I should do next in her current situation??? Just give it lots of sun, Choose trees for their size, shape and rate of growth â or shape them to fit your space. Your sago look cool in the pictures. Sago Palms's simply do not grow quickly at all. When plants do put out new growth, it is generally born in one symmetrical ring of leaves that emerges from the tip in an attractive bronze color. Do not have this plant in your home if you have inquisitive pets or young children. I have a potted indoor sago palm its in an east/south window I have noticed a flush of leaves but there is only one leaf coming out of the top of the crown i fertilized it will slow release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season and again this month I water it when the soil is dry what do you think is causing this? Marti Worswick on November 06, 2019: I have 2 Sago Palms next to each other. A good number of the growers on this forum either grow these outside (where hardy) to put them out seasonally (mine for example are out from early March until some time in December). Not sure where your located but the best time to encourage growth would be late May when it is warm outside,so I guess you would need to put them outside. In most areas of the country, this subtropical plant must be grown as a houseplant. Direct sun should be avoided and if there are no drainage holes in the pot, take care rain doesn't cause it to become waterlogged. After a few short weeks those delicate fronds become virtually indestructible. With the ability to live for hundreds of years, the sago palm makes a rugged houseplant. Sago Palm Very slow growing palm-like plant that is popular in tropical landscapes, patio pot plant or as a house plant. Many houseplants enjoy a spell outside of the home or office from time to time. I too live in LVNV & had less than great luck w/ our pool remodel. The greatest diversity of these “living fossils” is in South and Central America. We've mentioned it at the start of the article, but we're saying it again. If you can keep your cycads cold and dry enough during the winter they enter dormancy and metabolic activity slows down significantly, thereby maintaining rather than depleting starch reserves. Don't forget to bring your plant back inside when Summer's over. I think sago palms are very slow growing. After next years new fronds grow fully in knock off the seeds and leaves of the seed head that gets pushed under the new fronds. Also, the folks at Star nursery are super helpful/friendly if you take them a picture & budget & effort level, they will hook you up (I go to the one on Charleston). I assume you can apply the same fert to sagos, zamia, and encephalartos...? However, it is best to simply prevent introducing scale insects to your collection. There is only one species and variety of Sago Palm available to buy for the everyday shopper and that's Cycas Revoluta. Artificially boosting N can trigger new growth quickly. XeroMakes sense-I tried this because mine hadn't grown in 2 years.One thing that was probably contributing to this was that I didn't give it much direct light during winter,probably depleted it's carb reserves over the winter-. The semi glossy deep green leaves are quite tough and solid so resist damage well and maintain a rigid and symmetrical shape. It is quick acting and has no herbicides or fungicides. (60 inch) long. Sago does fairly well here outside in Austin,however every 10 years or The trunk of the Sago is two feet wide and you have it on an indoor 'window sill?! The real danger for these houseplants is overwatering, too much will encourage rot and that's what you need to be careful of. It CANNOT withstand prolonged freezes. You can go to a nursery, they will most likely have some, they'll know what it is. I've been reading more about cycads.I read where they can pull nitrogen out of the air.Has anybody read about this? In perfect conditions after 100 years (yes you read that correctly) your plant might be 20 ft or more. Secondly the Sago Palm has a reputation of being a modern indoor houseplant (which it most definitely is). I'm not trying to make mine grow fast so I don't fertilize heavily. Small plants tend to be reasonable in cost for what they can provide, but if you're after a large plant then be prepared for a hefty price tag. When growing Sago palms outdoors, it is important to keep this fact in mind.