About Cabbage Palm
Cabbage Palmetto is a tree in the palm (Arecaceae) family. It is found in maritime forests, marsh edges, and other near-coastal communities. It's not hardy in the mountains, but does well in the coastal forests and marsh edges. The plant is highly salt tolerant and has fragrant flowers.
Also known as
Blue Palmetto, Blue Palmetto, Cabbage palm, Cabbage-palm, Palmetto, Cabbage palmetto, Carolina palmetto, Common palmetto, Swamp cabbage and Sabal palm
How to care for Cabbage Palm
Cabbage Palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 24th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 27th, 2023
Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy pe…
January 28th, 2023
This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…
Cabbage Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Sacramento, California ⛅.
Cabbage Palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cabbage Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.