Palm Wooly Jelly Palm Butia eriospatha

(1/1) Palm Wooly Jelly Palm Butia eriospatha By Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz [CC BY-SA 4.0] (Photo Credits)


Palm - Wooly Jelly

Butia eriospatha
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Beautiful cold-hardy palm bearing small orange-red fruits with tasty pineapple-orange like pulp. Fruits are often considered even higher quality than those of its close relative the jelly palm.... Read More


Specifications of Palm - Wooly Jelly

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March

Palm - Wooly Jelly Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 3y ago

Lamb Island, Qld, Australia

Palm - Wooly Jelly

Shake the fruit branch daily to harvest ripe Butia, fruit can be very tart if unripe. Good in a cold climate. Likes moist boggy environment. Prune understory fronds in summer - dried fronds make excellent kindling.

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