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Gulfcoast Land Designs
Ripe Fruit Jelly Palm
Scientific name: Butia capitata
AKA: Pindo Palm
Appearance: The feather shaped leaves on the jelly palm tree are lighter green in color then most palms and arch inwards towards its thick trunk. A Pindo Palm's mature height is around 20 feet.
Fruit: The Jelly Palm produces small, round, fleshy orange fruits, but very bland in flavor. The fruits, if used, are generally used to make jelly.
Growing: Pindo Palms are slow growers and can live in partial shade to full sun. They have a high tolerance to drought and salt. Easy maintenance.
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