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Habit: Solitary, canopy of 40-50 leaves
Trunk or stem characterists: Thick, covered with overlapping, strubby and woody, leaf bases for many years.
Leaf type: Pinnateky compound, reduplicate, stiffy, arching, with numerous leaflets.
Foliage color: blue-green
Leaf Size: 4-6' long. Leaflets about 2.5' long, 1'' wide.
Petiole: 4-6' long, with slender, fibrous spines on margins.
Flower color: creamy yellow to reddish
Fruit color: Yellow to orange
Pindo Palm is the hardiest feathered-leaf palm currently in wide cultivation. It is used throughout the northern half of Florida. The best qualtity pindo fruits are very sweet with a flavor of pineapple/banana mixture. They make a tasty jelly. Pindo palm is closely related to the queen palm and such hybrids.
Typical Height: 15'
Hardiness Zone: 8-10
BGrowth rate: slow
Orgin: Central-southern Brazil and contiguous Argentina and Uruguary
Salt Tolerence: Moderate
Drought Tolerence: High
Soil Requirements: Widely adaptable
Light requirements: Moderate,High
Uses: small tree, edible fruit.
Major pest problems: Scales
Major desease or Physiological Problems: Ganoderma, stigmina leaf spot, graphiola false smut, phytophthora.