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Sabal palmetto
(Sabal Palm)
(Cabbage Palmetto)
USDA Zone: 8 – 11
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Origin: Southeastern USA 
Type: Large Palm

Typical Height: 30’-40’
(9.0-12.0mts)
Typical Spread: 7'-8'
(2.1-2.4mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: High
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Spring; Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Arecacea / Palmae
Propagation: Seeds
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Very coarse
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2'-3'OA)
7G (3'-4'OA)
15G (4'-6'OA)
25G (6'-10'OA)
45G (10'-16'OA)
100G (16'-20'OA)
FG (6'-22' OA)


Typical planting distance: 8'-10'
(2.4-3.0mts)

Common Uses: Tree; Palm; Residence; Parks; Boulevards; Parking Lot; Medians
Category: Large Palm
 
Notes: Young palms without trunks cannot be transplanted

+ In this Photo:
Sabal palmetto
(Sabal Palm)
16' OA Matched Height,
7' Canopy,
8' O.C.

Schefflera arboricola 'Trinette'
(Hawaiian Umbrella Tree)
30" OA Height

5' Plantbed + 5' Concrete Sidewalk

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
October 2013
Pembroke Pines
Florida USA

Sources:
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/sab_palm.cfm

http://sabalpalmetto.com/

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2182/