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Sabal palmetto
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Zone
Zones 12-17, 19-31, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Sabal palmetto

Cabbage Palm
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 palmetto

From the southeastern U.S. Grows to 20 ft. tall and 10 ft. wide; much taller in its native habitat. Big (5–8 ft.) green leaves form a dense, globular head.

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