Sabal palmetto growing palm tree of the genus Sabal also known as Cabbage-palm or Sabal palm, Sabal palmetto perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and it’s drought tolerant, can grow in subtropical, tropic, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+

Leaves color green leaves in frond shape when the start to grow it’s like sword when it’s open rounded shape in shredded like fork or spoon narrow tines in the size 1-2 m.

Sabal palmetto flower

Flower color yellow to white, flowers grow on clump its branch on every branch can be hundreds, bloom clumps very showy.

Fruit edible, color of the fruit purple-black, the fruit round dry and sweet.

Sabal palmetto for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Sabal palmetto growing and care:

Warm summer, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring to summer in cold area and 10b+ can be all year

Pests and diseases:
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Pruning season:
All year (better in the autumn)

How to prune:
Dead leaves but not to cut them until the trunk the stem of the dead leaves protect the trunk

Size of the plant:
10-20m, 30-60 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
No

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer

General information about the flower:
Yellow to white, flowers grow on clump its branch on every branch can be hundreds, bloom clumps very showy

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, bats

What can be done with big quantities of Sabal palmetto fruit?
Eaten raw, cakes, dry, juice, jam and frozen

Work requirements on the fruit:
When the tree is young it’s easy to pick the fruit after that it become harder

How long does it take to bear fruit?
7-10 years

Scientific name:

Sabal palmetto

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