About Blue Palmetto
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
Cabbage palm, Cabbage-palm, Palmetto, Cabbage palmetto, Carolina palmetto, Common palmetto, Swamp cabbage and Sabal palm
How to care for Blue Palmetto
Blue Palmetto needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Blue Palmetto love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Blue Palmetto does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Blue Palmetto after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.