About Sabal 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 Sabal Palm
Sabal 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 Tampa, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
November 28th, 2021
Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 19.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…
November 29th, 2021
This month, Tampa is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…
Sabal Palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Sabal Palm does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 Sabal Palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.