This plant has no fragrance
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Jelly Palm Overview
Butia odorata is an attractive, evergreen tree species in the palm family, Arecaceae. This plant is commonly known by the names Jelly Palm, South American Jelly Palm and Pindo Palm. Originating from South Brazil and Uruguay, this species is termed monoecious as it produces both male and female flowers on the same individual plant. Hardy to around -15 degrees Celsius, this plant does best in a position of full sun, but will cope with some light shade. Plant in sandy, well-draining soil and provide even moisture until well established for optimal growth.
Common problems with Jelly Palm
Generally trouble-free when grown outdoors, leaf miners and scale insects may affect.
How to harvest Jelly Palm
Fruit are harvested when ripe in late summer.
How to propagate Jelly Palm
Sow seed in spring.