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Butia:
Butia bonetti
Butia capitata
Butia capitata
Butia catarinensis
Butia eriospatha
Butia paraguayensis
Butia X Jubaea
Butia X Syagrus
Butia yatay

Butia yatay

Common name: Yatay Palm
Native to: Argentina
Mature height: 25'
Mature spread: 12'
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
Butia yatay

photo by: Dennis Valdez
Lakeside Palmetum
Oakland

Description:

Trunk up to 12 inch in diameter with grey leaves. Many variations within the species.


This species in the garden:
Growth rate: slow
Sunlight: full sun
Water: moderate
Cold Tolerance: 25 F
Seed or plant availability: rare




 
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