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Sabal:
Sabal
Sabal bermudana
Sabal causiarum
Sabal dominguensis
Sabal etonia
Sabal maritima
Sabal mauritiiformis
Sabal Mexicana
Sabal minor
Sabal minor X Mexicana
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto var. Parviflora
Sabal pumos
Sabal rosei
Sabal uresana
Sabal yapa

Sabal palmetto

Common name: Palmetto
Native to: USA Southeast
Mature height: 20'
Mature spread: 10'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: costapalmate
Sabal palmetto

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dick Douglas Garden
Walnut Creek

Description:

Highly adaptable, will do well in Sun and bright shade. The dried fronds of almost all the species of Sabal have been used for weaving and the manufacture of hats, baskets, roofing, ropes. Tolerant to salt conditions and likes to be grown in wet areas.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: moderate
Sunlight: gradual sun
Water: ample and regular
Cold Tolerance: 10 F
Seed or plant availability: limited




 
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