Butia Capitata

Discussion in 'Outdoor Tropicals' started by Deneb1978, May 24, 2005.

  1. Deneb1978

    Deneb1978 Active Member 10 Years

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    Hi all,

    I am wondering if anyone has tried Butia Capitata in the Greater Vancouver area outdoors with any success. It looks like a really attractive palm and I am thinking of getting one. Any advice would be most helpful. Thanks!
     
  2. Gregn

    Gregn Active Member 10 Years

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    I just saw one a couple of weeks ago at Denman and Pacific in Vancouver it was 4 to 5 feet tall. A friend also has one growing outside in N Van he wraps Christmas lights
    around it for cold winter nights and protects the centre shoots from the wet and freezing
    cycles.
    I have mine in a pot untill it gets more mature (I bring all my potted palms into my unheated attached garage for winter)

    Greg
     
  3. LPN

    LPN Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Well I'm not in Vancouver but Vancouver Island. Here's mine in my front garden which I've had for about 8 years. It does well in the rocky, sandy soil I have.
     

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