About Jelly palm
Jelly Palm is a popular landscape plant in the northern areas of Florida, the Gulf and Atlantic area of the southeast, and in North Florida. This cold-hardy palm has feathery, palm, pinnate leaves that arch inwards towards a thick, stout trunk. It can reach up to 20 feet tall and is erect and single-stemmed.
Also known as
Coquinho-azedo and Butiá
How to care for Jelly palm
Jelly palm needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Jelly palm love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Jelly palm does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Jelly palm after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.