South American Jelly Palm, Coco Palm, Jelly Palm, Pindo Palm Butia capitata

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Botanical Name:

Butia capitata

Family:

Arecaceae

Genus:

Butia

Species:

capitata

Common Name:

South American Jelly Palm, Coco Palm, Jelly Palm, Pindo Palm

Seeds Per Pound:
376
Quantity:
2.2 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
16
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
15-20 feet
Collection Locale:
Louisiana
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10
In Stock: 2.2 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$9.95
8 oz
$27.60
1 lb
$39.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 2 days.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Germination may be irregular and some seed may lie over 2 years before germination. Germination tends to be slow, Germinates faster in warmer temperatures.
In a Nutshell:
* Butia capitata , also known as Pindo Palm or Jelly Palm , is a palm native to Brazil and Uruguay .
* This palm grows up to 6m (exceptionally 8m) in a slow but steady manner.
* It is easily identifiable with beautiful feather palm pinnate leaves that arch inwards towards a thick stout trunk.
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* The fruit is sweet and aromatic with the flavour of apricots.
* They can also be made into jellies, jams, pies, cakes etc.
* The seed contains up to 45% of an edible oil, it is used mainly for margarines. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov