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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 Mexicana

Common name: Texana, Texas Palmetto *
Native to: Mexico / USA / El Salvador
Mature height: 40'
Mature spread: 12'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: palmate
Sabal Mexicana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Dale Motiska Garden
Vacaville

Description:

Distinguished by its green as opposed to bluish leaves. Still considered Sabal texana by some and commonly referred to as the Rio Grande palmetto. The largest USA populations of this palm are in Texas.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: moderate
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 18 F
Seed or plant availability: limited




 
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