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Pindo or Jelly Palm
Butia capitata


Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: S. America
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Palm Native to Brazil and Uruguay where it grows in large groves. Feathery blue-green fronds and yellow-orange fruit. This palm is frost tolerant and fast growing to 40. Two Butia capitatas were planted Arbor Day, 2002, to replace palms known to be there in the past.

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