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Sabal palmetto, Sabal Palm, Cabbage Palm

Sabal palmetto

Sabal Palm, Cabbage Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: South Eastern USA
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterPalm or palm-likeSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Highly versatile and will adapt to a variety of sun and soil conditions. The cabbage palm is a medium sized spineless, evergreen palm with an unbranching trunk and very large, fan-shaped leaves that form a circular crown. When the palm is young, the gray-brown trunk is rough and covered with the old boots of leaf stalks. These stalks fall away, revealing the trunk as it matures. Very cold hardy!


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