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Butia capitata, Cocos capitata, Butia pulposa, Syagrus capitata, Pindo, Jelly Palm

Butia capitata, Cocos capitata, Butia pulposa, Syagrus capitata

Pindo, Jelly Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterPalm or palm-likeEdibleSeaside, salt tolerant plant

One of the hardiest feather (as opposed to fan-) palms, Butia will withstand 14F or 10F when larger. Beautiful blue-green leaves, strongly recurved, make it instantly recognisable. An essential palm for the exotic garden. Tolerant of the weather in high rainfall regions. Also wonderful as a conservatory palm, or even indoors if the light is bright enough. Ultimately it can grow to about 10 or 20 feet, though this will take some years. The fruit from this palm are used to make jelly, hence the name jelly palm.


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Butia capitata, Cocos capitata, Butia pulposa, Syagrus capitata, Pindo, Jelly Palm
Butia capitata, Cocos capitata, Butia pulposa, Syagrus capitata, Pindo, Jelly Palm


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