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Sabal Palm Tree (Sabal palmetto)

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The Sabal Palm, also known as Cabbage Palm, is a unique palm tree with many edible parts.  It is most well-known the interior of the trunk which is used to prepare heart of palm or swamp cabbage. 

It is native to the eastern United States (occurring naturally as far north as North Carolina) and the Bahamas. Sabal Palm is an important subtropical landscape plant along America's coastlines and is the state tree of both Florida and South Carolina. 

Growing Sabal Palm is easy.  Although it needs heat and humidity to grow well, it is very cold hardy and known to survive in temperatures below 10 degrees.

Plant Type:
Tropical / Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Depends on Variety

Mature Size:
Up to 2-90 ft, depending on variety

Soil & Moisture:
Well-draining, acid rich, organic soil. Regular watering and humidity.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Medium to Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation:
Our Açaí Palm is grown from seed, capable of producing fruit within 3-5 years, or when it reaches 8-10 ft tall.

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Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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How to Grow Sabal Palm Tree

Plant Type: Palm Tree

Harvest Season: Mid Summer - Fall

Mature Size: 40-50 ft.

Soil & Moisture: When first planted, the tree requires ample water to survive due to its shallow root system, but is drought tolerant once established and does well in dry sandy soil. Salt tolerant and grows great along America's coastlines.

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun

Zone Hardiness: 8-11

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