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Butia capitata (Jelly Palm) - 10L Pot Known as the Jelly Palm due to its fruit, this is a hardy palm tree native to Brazil. The graceful arching fronds of the Butia capitata lends itself to exotic planting schemes, the more mature plants create excellent focal points. The tree requires very little maintenance and the green-blue foliage makes it suitable to a variety of planting schemes. Characteristics Flower Colour: white, cream Foliage Colour: green-blue Approx. Growth Height: 6m Comes in a: 10L pot Height on Arrival: 80cm Flowering Period: summer Tolerance: needs protection from hard frost, drought tolerant once established Growing Habit: bushy Hardiness: hardy Exposure: sheltered Rate of Growth: slow Scented: mildly Requirements Light Requirements: full sun or partial shade Soil Requirements: acid, neutral, clay, loam, sand Moisture: well-drained, light, fertile Caring and Maintenance Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. No pruning required. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems. Planting Planting Distance: 2.5m Suited to almost all, well-drained and fertile soils in a sheltered location in full sun or partial shade. Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established. Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.. The Butia capitata (Jelly Palm) - 10L Pot can be found in the Athelas Plants garden category.
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