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.
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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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring to summer in cold area and 10b+ can be all year
Pests and diseases:
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
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?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Yellow to white, flowers grow on clump its branch on every branch can be hundreds, bloom clumps very showy
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
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?