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Dwarf palmetto, Bluestem palm – Sabal minor


3 gallon/10"
3 gallon/10" Installed
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7 gallon/14" Installed
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General Landscape Uses: Understory palm without a trunk.

Description: Shrubby palm without a trunk.

Dimensions: Typically 3-9 feet in height; about a broad as tall.

Growth Rate: Very slow.

Range: Southeastern United States south to St. Lucie, Glades and Charlotte counties.

Habitats: Moist to seasonally wet hammocks and forests.

Soils: Moist to seasonally wet.

Nutritional Requirements: High; requires rich organic soils for optimal growth.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.

Drought Tolerance: Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.

Light Requirements: Light shade to full sun.

Flower Color: White.

Flower Characteristics: Inconspicuous.

Flowering Season: Spring to fall; peak in summer.

Fruit: Dry, smooth, dull round nearly brown to black berry. Seeds solitary.

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides moderate amounts of food and cover for wildlife. Nectar plant for butterflies. Attracts bee pollinators.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed from which the coating has been removed.

References: FNPS 2023, Nelson 2003, Schaefer & Tanner 1997.

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1 review for Dwarf palmetto, Bluestem palm – Sabal minor

  1. Paulo Olivas

    Received on Tuesday in good shape!

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