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Butia eriospatha

Classification

Order: Caryophyllales
   Family: Cactaceae
            Genus: Butia
                        Specie: Butia eriospatha

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Grayish fronds up to 10 ft (3 m) long; reddish purple flowers; pale yellow to red fruit

Uses: Tropical gardens Containers Landscape plant for hot exposed areas

Zones: 9-11

Description: From southern Brazil, this species is similar in growth habit and fronds to Butia capitata, though its trunk is usually no more than about 12 ft (3.5 m) tall. The outside of the large bract is densely coated in brown woolly hairs, looking like a br

Growth Habit: Single trunk with crown of fronds

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