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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 uresana

Common name: Savannah Palmetto
Native to: Mexico Western
Mature height: 30'
Mature spread: 15'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: costapalmate
Sabal uresana

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Edith Bergstrom Garden
Atherton

Description:

One of the most beautiful Sabals with deeply split silvery grey-green leaves with blue tinge. Native to western Mexico at an elevation of about 3000 feet. The leaves start out with a very blue color and change to grey-green as an adult. Fronds are very dramatic with many hanging threads.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: full sun
Water: medium
Cold Tolerance: 18 F
Seed or plant availability: Rare




 
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