Serenoa repens 'Silver' 4
Serenoa repens 'Silver' 4

Serenoa repens 'Silver'
(Silver Saw Palmetto)
USDA Zone: 8 – 11
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Origin: Southeastern United States
Type: Small Palm

Typical Height: 6’-8’
(1.8-2.4mts)
Typical Spread: 4’-6’
(1.2-1.8mts)

Growth: Slow   
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple; Palmately lobed
Texture: Very coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (12”-18”OA)
7G (18”-24”OA)
10G (24”-30”OA)
15G (30”-36”OA)
FG (36”-48” OA)

Typical planting distance:
4'-6' O.C.
(1.2-1.8mts)

Common Uses: Shrubs; groundcover; palm
Category: Small Palm

Notes: Florida native; Difficult to transplant; Once established, saw palmetto is virtually maintenance free

+ In this Photo:
Serenoa repens 'Silver'
(Silver Saw Palmetto)
3' OA Height

Ernodea littoralis
(Golden Creeper)
1' OA Height

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
February 2016
Key West
Florida USA

Sources:
Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.floridata.com/ref/s/sere_rep.cfm

http://www.chillypalmtree.com/SERENOAREPENS.html

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2091/