Recommended Placement:

Butia capitata requires full sun to moderate shade.


Butia capitata is grown in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. The palm grows up to 25 feet at a slow pace. It can easily be recognized by its feather palm pinnate leaves that curve inside around a thick stout trunk. It is extensively grown in warm temperate areas. It's juicy, edible fruits are about the size of large cherries, and are yellowish/orange in color.

Optimal Soil:

It grows well in sandy, drained soil but is adjustable and somewhat drought tolerant


Single trunk

Ult Height:

25 feet

Ult Spread:

15 feet

Best exposure:

Full Sun

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