Pindo Palm


The Pindo Palm is one of the most popular palms in the world. This is because it grows well in cooler regions as well as sunny areas and it produces a yellowish fruit that can be used to make jelly, which is where it gets it's other name the Jelly Palm. The blue-green fronds look great next to a street or a pool. 

Common Name: Pindo Palm, Jelly Palm

Type: palm

Family: Arecaceae

Native Range: Argentina, Brazil

Zone: 8 - 11

Height: 15 - 25 ft. 

Spread: 10 - 15 ft.

Bloom Time: spring

Bloom Description: white, yellow

Sun: partial sun/full shade

Water: moderate 

Maintenance: low maintenance 

Suggested Use: pool side, container

Flower: inflorescence 

Leaf: re-curving, blue-grey to light green coloring 

Fruit: edible, can be turned into jelly, yellow-orange, fleshy 


Tolerant: somewhat drought tolerant