Asked by: Nguyet Rinconasked in category: General Last Updated: 25th June, 2020
How long do Pindo palms live?
Also to know is, how fast do Pindo palms grow?
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. Flowers can be red, white or yellow and occur in groups of two male flowers and one female flower. The fruit of this graceful palm is light orange to brownish red and can be used to make jelly.
Beside above, why is my Pindo palm dying? Disease Issues with Pindo Palm This fungus is soil borne and fostered by wet weather. As the disease progresses, mature fronds also become afflicted and brown, droop and fall. To treat phytophthora, remove any severely infected trees and destroy them.
Keeping this in consideration, how do you take care of a Pindo palm tree?
How to Care for a Pindo Palm
- Water pindo palm when the top 3 inches of soil is dry.
- Feed the palm two or three times between spring and fall, using a palm fertilizer with a ratio such as 8-4-12.
- Rinse the palm tree occasionally, using a garden hose with a spray nozzle.
- Prune the palm to maintain a neat appearance as needed.
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Do all Pindo palms produce fruit?
Jelly palms do indeed bear edible pindo fruit, although with the abundance of fruit dangling from the palms and its absence from the consumer market, most people have no idea the fruit of the pindo palm is not only edible but delicious.