Cabbage Palm Tree

Cabbage Palm Tree

Cabbage Palm Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Sabal palmetto
Hardiness Zones:   8 to 10
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types (wet, dry)
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Palm; columnar
Height:   20 to 60'
Weight:   10 to 15'
Leaf:   Palmate, fan shaped 5' leaves on 2 to 7' stems
Flower/Fruit:   White, fragrant, 2' flower cluster in June; black fruit
Comments:    Native; not hardy in piedmont or mountains; tolerates salt spray; fruit eaten by birds
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --