Also known as
Jelly palm, Palm, Yatay palm
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Feather Palm Overview
Butia is a genus of around 22 palm species from the Arecaceae family, that produce edible fruits. These plants are native to South America and commonly referred to as Feather Palms for their attractive 3m long pinnate foliage. Species range in structure from almost stemless short specimens under 40cm tall, to 12m high small trees. One species is famously a very hardy palm and may survive temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius, it is widely cultivated in subtropical to warm temperate locations.
Common problems with Feather Palm
How to propagate Feather Palm
Seed in spring at not less than 24C.
Special features of Feather Palm
Other uses of Feather Palm
Grown for their overall appearance.