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
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
Maintenance: low maintenance
Suggested Use: pool side, container
Leaf: re-curving, blue-grey to light green coloring
Fruit: edible, can be turned into jelly, yellow-orange, fleshy
Tolerant: somewhat drought tolerant