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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It can be downloaded from the Internet. The taste is a mixture of pineapple, apricot, and vanilla.

Note the necrosis of leaflets on the basal part of the youngest leaves. Processed by PayPal Get more time to pay. If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Butia odorata – Wikipedia

University of North Carolina Herbarium. These palms are often called Butia capitata in horticulture. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.

The sweet-tart flavor is reminiscent of both apricots and a pineapple-banana mixture. And it is one of the easiest palms to grow and transplant. 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.

Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Bailey [] Butia capitata var. Light also buttia the plant’s form while those grown in full sun are more compact. They are considered to be intolerant of salt spray. Economy Delivery Economy Int’l Postage. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.


Butia odorata

The palm is slow-growing, eventually reaching 15—20 feet, making it suitable for planting under power lines Figure 1. The pinnae in the middle of the leaf blade are cm long and 1. Its very blue colouration, and distinctive grey petiole bases should make it a very beautiful palm for cultivation. Views Read View source View history.

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Longhi From the portuguese Editing by edric. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. The palm has a massive trunk and always bears huge fruit clusters.

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Trunk of pindo palm showing persistent leaf bases. Add to Watch list. Despite being extensively planted in the region, this species is rarely recorded as escaping from gardens or naturalising in Florida and Georgia in the United States, and as of establishing populations are unknown. Bedrock’ Guide to Landscape Palms. In Sidney Fredrick Glassman moved this taxon as B.

It is distributed in a band along the coast of southernmost Brazil, extending into Uruguay. Pindo Palm from the University of Florida pdf Origin Native to the grasslands, and dry woodlands and savannahs o central-southern Ovorata and contiguous Argentina and Uruguay 5 Description Solitary, erect, to 6 m tall and 50 cm in diameter, covered with old, woody leaf bases or buia with leaf scars.


Frequently bought together Feedback on our suggestions – Frequently bought together. Retrieved 11 October The petiole is armed with spines along the margins; the linear, blue-green or gray-green leaflets, with large brownish ramenta Fig. Changing such a familiar name is tough as almost the whole world knows this palm as capitataand odorata is a ‘smelly’ sounded bktia. Beccari half-heartedly accepted Barbosa Rodrigues’ name when he created Butia capitata var. Manganese deficiency in pindo palm.

It was discovered in the state of Minas Gerais by Martius near the town of Montes Claros and is a cerrado-loving palm endemic to the central planalto region of Brazil.

Jelly Palm – Butia odorata

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, buhia, brokerage and other fees. Redeem your points Conditions for uk nectar points – opens in a new window or tab. A brown and white shelf-like mushroom called a conk may or may not be observed before the palm wilts and dies.