Plant Details: Pindo Palm
7 - 12
A reliably cold hardy species with no damage here at 7 degrees F. and surviving 0 degrees F. with some fronds being burnt. This species rebounds the next spring when fronds are damaged by 0 degrees F. and lower the previous winter. B. capitata can survive in Zone 7 and warmer climates. This palm has long feathery strongly arching fronds that recurve almost back to the trunk. A moderate grower at a rate of 10" of trunk per year reach a mature size near 25'High x 12-15'Wide. This is the most commonly planted Butia in the SE.US. Butia capitata is a true feather palm and genetically ranges from blue to green in color. Jelly Palm producing large golden edible fruit which gives it its common name and puts this species near the top of most popular planted palms.
All of our 1 gallons are grown in a 4x4" square x 14" deep pots and 3 gallon are grown in 7x7" square x 18" deep pots to allow for a deeper root system which aids in our Palms winter survival. Customers are having much better success with our palms surviving the winter over growers that use traditional shallow pots.
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