This video shows the spectacular palm grove of Butia capitata, located in Rocha, Uruguay.
- It shows an excting palm population in the wild
- It gets in touch with the local people who make their living out of the palm grove with the delicious fruits of this palm .
- You will see tall specimens lining large circles, planted in early colonial times for cattle.
- You will hear bad news about the lack of regeneration. All specimens are old with no juveniles.
You can buy Butia capitata and other cold-hardy palm
trees in the Palm Section of our Shop – We ship young plants to
anywhere in Europe.
(A video of jelly palms in habitat.)
What is Butia capitata, pindo palm or jelly palm?
Butia capitata is a hardy feather palm with sweet, tasty fruits, native to Brazil,
Uruguay and Argentina. It is popular in cultivation and it is the only
frost-hardy palm that can produce delicious fruits in colder