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Butia capitata
Butia capitata

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Zones 8, 9, 12-28, H1, H2
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Regular Water
Moderate

Butia capitata

Pindo Palm
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads

Very hardy (to 15°F/–9°C), slow-growing palm to 10–20 ft. tall, with a crown of feathery, gray-green, arching leaves spreading 10–15 ft. wide. The palm’s heavy trunk is patterned with stubs of old leaves; it’s most attractive when the stubs are all trimmed to the same length. Long spikes of small yellow flowers are followed by showy clusters of yellow to red edible fruits in summer.

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