Dwarf palmetto, Bluestem palm
Sabal minor
Arecaceae


Landscape Uses:

Ecological Restoration Notes:

Availability:
Available in Lake Worth at Amelia's SmartyPlants (561-540-6296).
Description:
Height:
Growth Rate:
Very slow.
Range:
Southeastern United States south to St. Lucie, Glades and Charlotte counties.
Habitats:
Soils:
Nutritional Requirements:
Salt Water Tolerance:
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Drought Tolerance:
Light Requirements:
Light shade to full sun.
Flower Color:
White.
Flower Characteristics:
Inconspicuous.
Flowering Season:
Summer.
Fruit:
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides moderate amounts of food and cover for wildlife. Nectar plant for butterflies.
Horticultural Notes:
Can be grown from seed from which the coating has been removed.
Comments:
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