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Sabal Palmetto - Hardy Cabbage Palm

Sabal Palmetto - Hardy Cabbage Palm


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Pack of 5 seeds.

Sabal palmettohas many common names including Cabbage Palm, Palmetto, CabbagePalmetto, Palmetto Palm and Sabal Palm. Native to the southeasternUnited States, Cuba, and the Bahamas. It is the state tree of SouthCarolina and Florida.

Sabal palmetto grows up to 20 metres in height (withexceptional individuals up to 28 metres in height), with a trunk up to60 cm diameter. It is a very distinctive fan palm. Each leaf is 1.5 - 2 mlong, with 40-60 leaflets up to 80 cm long. It is extremelysalt-tolerant and is often seen growing near the Atlantic Ocean coast.For a palm tree, Sabal palmetto is very cold-hardy and it is commonlyreported that Sabal palmetto is able to survive relatively short periodsof temperatures as low as 7 ?F (-14 ?C). However, it has also beenreported to survive temperatures much lower. Maintenance of the CabbagePalm tree is very easy and very adaptable. The Cabbage Palm is known totolerate drought, standing water and brackish water. Even though thispalm is drought-tolerant, it thrives on regular light watering andregular feeding. It is highly tolerant of salt winds, but not saltwaterflooding.

Very easy from seed by following the instructionsprovided with which I have successfully germinated 1000's of palm seeds.

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