Your other ones look fantastic too! Any ideas would be so appreciated! That's some nice growth for a pindo. Other than two feedings with Carl Pools fert, I am letting her do her own thing.The pool and walkway were already here when we moved in (the best way to buy a pool haha).I really would like to invest in a rain barral (or two. It is very fibrous which makes the fruit ideal for making it into jelly. Where I am located, we have had VERY little rain - very frustrating so I have been watering my palms about once every two weeks.Good luck on your Pindo - I would love to see its progress. I figured it still has enough time to settle in before winter, but I was wondering what they can really handle. How to Plant and Grow Pindo Palm Seeds. Cold tolerant all the way down to 20℉ , this tree is one of the most versatile palms for planting in the ground for USDA growing zones 8-11 with minimal protection needed in the northern zones. In nurseries, palms grow about 2 to 3 feet a year. As the tree continues to grow, these attachments can fall off, forming a smoother texture. There are no diseases or insect problems with this tree, other than the odd micro-nutrient deficiency. Unless you're growing a collector's palm garden, avoid planting in clusters since the pindo is much more showy as a stand-alone specimen or in a well-spaced row. How to grow Pindo Palms? The green below the dead bud sheath is just the young periderm (bark). In my experience once per year will suffice. Dryer climates with full sun tend to result in a more compact palm. Full sun. Pindo palm trees are originally native to many parts of South America, including Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina and have thrived very well in the coastal and upper elevations in these regions. Symptoms of manganese deficiency appear as necrotic tips but on basal leaflets of newly emerged leaves.. To treat deficiencies in pindo palms, apply a controlled release fertilizer with micronutrients three times per year. Aside of the Capitata, some other popular species are the Ordata, Yatay and Paraguayensis. It might depend on the soil type also - in sandy soil it might not grow so fast. Known by its genus name Butia, there are actually several species in the family. Yes.....They were ranked 6th in the nation...Go Hokies!!! Sorry if the picture is too big! As your pindo palm tree grows, the older fronds and leaves will dry out, just like in other species of palm trees. Pindo palms, also known as jelly palms, grow slowly to a mature height of 15-20 feet with a trunk diameter of 1 to 1 1/2 feet. The Pindo palm tree, Butia capitata, is a large, tropical looking evergreen palm tree that is cold hardy enough to survive ice and snow and cold temperatures as low as 5 degrees F. The Pindo palm trees have very long 6 foot leaves, shaped like bird feathers, that arch and re-curve downwards, and the leaves can be colored bright green, or sometimes, the more unusual silver-gray colored specimens. Really impressive growth-it is amazing when you look at pics and see how much stuff really grows. The top looks kind of thinner. My Fence Posts Rot In Only A Few Years I found the solution. I agree a prize pindo like that deserves some lights just in case it gets too cold. My pindo is the same size as yours last year. Vegetable Garden. They're only slightly more expensive than regular lumber and are backed by Trex's 25-year warranty. This is not a happy palm in a container, and the pool cage planter just won't do it justice. Palm trees, depending on the variety, will need to be trimmed at least twice a year. The Chinese Windmill Palm, also known as Trachycarpus fortunei, is a cold-hardy palm tree than can be cultivated as far north as Southern Virginia and Tennessee. The differences in the species vary slightly with the Yataybeing the tallest out of the bunch. It is one of the most popular Florida Palm Trees. I remember having one of these palms in our backyard when I was a kid in southern California and was thrilled to find out that it can survive freezing temperatures! Everything looks great...your yard looks so lush and tropical!!! On the U.S. east coast, they have been known to grow as far north as New Jersey, although winter protection would probably be needed in these areas during severe cold snaps. As with most palms, the pindo palm will benefit from a regular fertilization schedule. What to do with growth chart on wall when painting. But the spring buds, summer grapes and gnarled winter vines are gorgeous too, Jump-start your career, organize your life, boost your water intake ... these helpful accessories will help you start the year off right, See which color trends from 2014 are sticking, which ones struck out and which colors we’ll be watching for next year, Mistakes and successes, surprises and comforts. 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