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Zones 12-17, 19-28, H1, H2
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Sabal mexicana

Oaxaca Palmetto
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads

SABAL

Slow-growing fan palms; some have trunks, some do not. Mature plants bear large clusters of tiny flowers among the leaves. Tolerate salt spray. All withstand 20°F/–7°C.

Sabal mexicana

Native from Texas to Guatemala. Grows to 30–50 ft. tall and 12 ft. wide, has bright green, 3-foot leaves. Leaf stems persist on trunks of young trees, but drop later to show attractive, slender trunk.

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