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Butia gigantea

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A rare Butia, with a surprisingly tall red trunk. -10 to -12°C (14 to 10°F). Buy it online in 50-litre pots (50- to 60-cm trunk, 1 m 80 in total).

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295,00 € tax incl.

  • 50 litres

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Synonyms of Butia gigantea

A newly discovered palm (2006), it doesn't have an official name yet, but its exceptional size gave it its temporary name.

Origin of Butia gigantea

Brazil

Hardiness of Butia gigantea

-10 to -12°C (14 to 10°F)

Description of Butia gigantea

Pinnate palm, apparently the largest Butia, with a large trunk that can reach 1 m in width. It is close to Butia eriospatha, but larger, with softer and straighter palms, whose base often has a reddish tint.

How to grow Butia gigantea

Plant it in full sun, in a rich, well-drained soil, and water its base.

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Leaves:evergreen
Flowers:yes
Edible:no
Fragrant:no
Cold-hardiness (take the lowest T° indicated)- 5°C (23°F)
Cold-hardiness (take the lowest T° indicated)-10°C (14°F)
Exposure:full sun

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Butia gigantea

Butia gigantea

A rare Butia, with a surprisingly tall red trunk. -10 to -12°C (14 to 10°F). Buy it online in 50-litre pots (50- to 60-cm trunk, 1 m 80 in total).

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