Pindo Palm Trees

Container Size for Pindo Palm

Zone Sevierville, TN, Zone 6b | TNAndy added on August 2, 2017 | Answered

I am interested in growing one or two Pindo Palms in my sunroom. I grew them before from seeds, but unfortunately, lost them in a house fire. Have any of you ever seen a Pindo Palm in a container bear fruit? If so, what was the size of the container (diameter and depth)?

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Answered on August 13, 2017

Oops! How embarrassing! I somehow glossed right over the end of your answer which DID address container size. I'm so sorry!

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Answered on August 13, 2017

Thanks for your answer, but it didn't address my question, which had to do with container size, not general information about jelly palms.


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Answered on August 12, 2017

Although it won't grow beyond 30 feet in height, the leaf span can spread to an impressive 20 feet, and its trunk base can exceed 2 feet. Still, the single trunk, slow root growth and extreme drought tolerance make it an excellent candidate for container growing. You will need a sturdy container with good drainage.
A 30 gallon container should be sufficient for many years.

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