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Sabal:
Sabal
Sabal bermudana
Sabal causiarum
Sabal dominguensis
Sabal etonia
Sabal maritima
Sabal mauritiiformis
Sabal Mexicana
Sabal minor
Sabal minor X Mexicana
Sabal palmetto
Sabal palmetto var. Parviflora
Sabal pumos
Sabal rosei
Sabal uresana
Sabal yapa

Sabal bermudana

Common name: Bermuda Palmetto
Native to: Bermuda
Mature height: 20'
Mature spread: 12'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: costapalmate
Sabal bermudana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Jim Denz Garden
Los Altos

Description:

It has a stout trunk and strongly arching blue/green costapalmate leaves. Easy growing and interesting subject for the bright conservatory or home, and should certainly be grown sheltered then sunny garden when larger. Sometimes sold in nurseries as var. Blackburnia.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 20 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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