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Sabal palmetto

Photo credit J.C. Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

Cabbage Palmetto

This palm is the State Tree of South Carolina and Florida. It should be planted in full sun.  It has blue-green fan shaped leaves, and a trunk diameter up to about a foot-and-a-half.  It is native to coastal areas from North Carolina to Florida where it is found throughout the state but isuch planted outside native range.  It commonly gorws to a height of about 30 feet but can get much taller in Florida.  While usually found native on sandy soil it is adapatable to various soil conditions and moisture levels.   It is usually available as expensive large specimens collected from the wild in Florida.

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30-100 Feet


12-15 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 8-10

Characteristics & Attributes

Growth Rate in the Garden
Sun Requirements
Full Sun