Sabal palmetto 4
Sabal palmetto 4

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

Typical Height: 30’-40’
Typical Spread: 7'-8'

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'

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 Palm cluster of 5, Approx.
14' to 18'OA Staggered Height,
with straight trunks

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2015
Florida USA

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