Butia capitata

Pindo Palm, Jelly Palm

Family: Arecaceae Palm

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 10B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Specimen, street tree
Height 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Spread 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Blue, silvery
Fruit color Orange, yellow
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Palm, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive