Butia capitata – Wine Palm/Jelly Palm
Native to South America is this bluish-green palm with a woody trunk that can get up to 5m height. The fruit on this palm are edible and a single tree is capable of producing fruit. (Monoecious). Lime soils, clay soils are no problems with the Butia capitata enabling easy growth. Will tolerate -7 degrees celcius, is also drought tolerant and wind resistant. Slow growing, 4.5 – 5 m height in Victoria. Prefers full sun/part shade and a free draining soil. We currently have a range of these in 300 litre bags @ $1,000– $4,500 in 400 litre bags.