Butia capitata grow and care – palm tree of the genus Butia also known as Jelly palm, Butia capitata perennial evergreen plant an mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Leaves size 1-3 m, and the leaves are with spiny edge,
Flower color yellow, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers.
Butia capitata frutis
Fruit color yellow, orange, or reddish, the taste is sweet and sour fruit flavor reminiscent of apricot, pineapple, banana
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What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Can be invasive Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn How to prune: dead leaves but not to cut them until the trunk the stem of the dead leaves protect the trunk Size of the plant? 5-7m, 15-21 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing / Slow growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No, some grow in containers and when grow too much throw it but won’t bearing a lot of fruits Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower: Flower color yellow, the flowers grow on branch on every branch can be dozens of flowers Pollination is done by: Wind pollination Edible Fruit Fruit harvest season: Autumn Fruits pests or diseases: Birds, bats What can be done with big quantities of Butia capitata fruits? Eaten raw, cakes, dry, juice, jam and frozen Work requirements on the fruit: When the tree is young it’s easy to pick the fruit after that it become harder 3-4 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
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