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Sabal palmetto

Common Name(s):
Cabbage palm
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native; not hardy in piedmont or mountains; tolerates salt spray; fruit eaten by birds. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
20-60 ft.
Foliage:
Palmate, fan shaped 5 ft. leaves on 2 to 7 ft. stems
Flower:
White, fragrant, 2' flower cluster in June; black fruit
Zones:
8-10
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types (wet, dry)
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Palm; columnar
Width:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Palmate, fan shaped 5 ft. leaves on 2 to 7 ft. stems
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2187

Sabal palmetto Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto Sabal palmetto