||Sabal louisiana is similar to dwarf palmetto, but will form a short trunk above ground to 1'High or higher with time. This species has more erect fronds than it cousin S. minor and the new fronds are a strong bluish/silver as they unfurl. Louisiana Dwarf Palmettos are cold hearty to below 0 degrees. Highly recommended, this species has a faster rate of growth than Sabal minor and reaches a mature size of approximately 8'High x 8'wide. Some times larger in rich, damp, shady sites.