Sabal minor
Dwarf Palmetto, Bush Sabal

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 Sabal minor





Southeastern U.S., especially the Gulf States

Cold Hardiness: 

18 F.

Trunk type:

Rough, short

Leaf type:

Costapalmate (fan shaped).


Single trunk



Speed of growth:



Six feet or less.

Soil requirements:


Sun Requirements:

Full sun

General Description:

A small fan palm for a small, full sun area.  Great for inland cold areas.  Tolerates hot dry sun.

Other Notes:

Most northern native Sabal species 

Further Data:

It is slow growing and one of the smallest full sun palms available.  When flowering, flowers go above the leaves and produce small black seeds.

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