Jelly Palm – Butia odorata (formerly capitata). Back to. Edible Palms Butia odorata older individual in the landscape with smoother stem and leaf scars rings. Fig. Butia odorata will succeed in all but the coldest temperate and warm temperate climates, but does not like tropical climates. One of the few truly hardy feather. Butia odorata. This palm is formerly classified as Butia capitata var odorata. Many experts consider it should be a separate species, and having seen the palm.

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In the United States, B. To prevent or correct nutrient deficiencies in pindo palms, 3 4 in south Florida applications per year of a controlled release 8N-2P 2 O 5 K 2 OMg plus micronutrients fertilizer are recommended. Butia capitata osorata, Butia bonnetii basically a green-leaf version Appearance and Biology. Noblick also notes that much of its former habitat was being converted to rice fields.

Butia odorata

But the fruits of one plant seem pretty consistent over the years the ones producing reddish fruit do so year after year and the ones making dinky fruits do so year after year Pindo Palm 1 Timothy K. Although it is rarely observed, pindo palms are likely susceptible to Ganoderma butt rot see Ganoderma Butt Rot of Palmshttp: Last update on Rio de Janeiro 1: Fruit can be red ododata yellow in colour, the fruit is poor to eat, containing much pulp.


Trunk of pindo palm showing persistent leaf bases. Its very neat appearance and stature makes it perfect near highways and used to accent residential landscapes.

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However, recent research has shown that the correct name for this palm should be B. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. And it is one of the easiest palms to grow and transplant. Also known as the jelly palm, is a palm native to Odoraya, Brazil and Uruguay.

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You’re covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. It was seen as a synonym of that more tropical species untiland many botanical gardens, collectors, and those in odirata nursery trade have not yet changed their labelling.

Noblick buyia the real B. While they survive in south Florida, pindo palms grow much better in cooler, less humid climates. Long pinnate leaves that butis and recurve towards the ground from atop a thick stout trunk.

Ripe fruit of Butia odorata palm growing in Ocean Isle Beach. Grows along the coastal strip of Southern Brazil on pure white sand, mixed with other coastal scrubby vegetation.


Butia odorata – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Leaves rarely exceed 1m in length.

The pindo or jelly palm was formerly known by the scientific name Butia capitata. Like all species of Butia studied, this species has relatively larger pollen grains than that of other genera of palm present in Rio Grande do SulBrazil. Although it is not common, manganese Mn deficiency see Manganese Deficiency in Palmshttp: Not threatened, exisiting in huge colonies along buta Southern Brazilian coast, although recent Brazilian government laws relaxing conservation regulations for native Indians have seen large areas of Butia odorata habitat burnt and severely damaged.

Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious.

Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. The fruit are usually wider than they are long.

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