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Butia capitata
Butia capitata

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

Butia capitata

Pindo Palm
Arecaceae (Palmae)
Palms and cycads

Very hardy (to 15°F/–9°C), slow-growing palm to 10 to 20 ft. tall, with a crown of feathery, gray-green, arching leaves spreading 10 to 15 ft. wide. The palm's heavy trunk is patterned with stubs of old leaves; it's most attractive when 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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