Palm Trees

Cabbage Palm

silverlady1950 added on June 4, 2016 | Answered

how close to the house can this be planted?

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Answered on June 6, 2016

There are several major factors to consider when looking to plant a Cabbage Palm:

1. The trunks on Cabbage Palms can get to be 18- to 24-inches wide
2. They can grow to between 40 and 60 feet tall and
3. They need well-drained soil.

Cabbage Palm roots aren't known for being invasive or spreading so much that they cause issues, so you should be able to plant it about 15-20 feet away from the house without causing any problems.

Here is some additional information about growing Cabbage Palms:

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