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Sabal minor, Sabal etonia, Blue Palm, Blue Palmetto, Dwarf Palmetto, Scrub Palm

Sabal minor, Sabal etonia

Blue Palm, Blue Palmetto, Dwarf Palmetto, Scrub Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: South Eastern USA
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Blue-stem, is a small fan palm with a trunk that remains below ground. Depending on age and growing conditions, the leaves can be anywhere from 1-5 ft in length and width. Prefers partial sun and can tolerate light shade. Prefers moist soils but can tolerate drought. Hardy in zones 8-10. Some varieties are hardy to Zone 7. Blue-stem palm is sometimes killed above ground by freezing weather, but re-sprouts the following spring.


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