Saw Palmetto

Name: Saw Palmetto
Plant Type: Palm
Height: 4’-6’
Width: 10’-20’
Light: full sun to part shade
Salt: good salt tolerance
Deer: do not usually eat
Zone: 7-11
Notes: This native shrub palm grows in the wild all over Florida. It spreads underground with rhizomes that can spread out to 20 feet wide. Very salt tolerant and cold hardy, it can be used for accents or understory palms. When mature, the stems can be trimmed up to make it more “palm like” in appearance.

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