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Butia... yes, but which one?

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Tracy

I was up the hill from my house taking photos of the sunset and decided to take a picture of this Butia in my friend's yard.  I haven't asked him how old it is and if it was there when he bought the house in 1978.  Which Butia is it?  Sorry I didn't go around to the backyard to get a better photo including the trunk.

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Fusca

Whichever one it is, it's a beaut!  :greenthumb:

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Ben in Norcal

Perhaps a yatay given how blue it is?  It is a beaut at any rate!

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yeye

i don ' think it s a yatay .The leaves are too long for that.

The yatay leaves are shorter and very arching in the top of them

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DallasPalms

Fruit taste okay? Edible? 

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TexasColdHardyPalms

Need some fruit details

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Tracy
20 hours ago, TexasColdHardyPalms said:

Need some fruit details

I don't recall seeing any on it currently, so I'll have to come back to the thread when it finally does have fruit on it again.

On 11/21/2020 at 2:07 PM, DallasPalms said:

Fruit taste okay? Edible? 

I've never sampled it's fruit.  Will have to ask my friend that owns it if he ever has.

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Tracy
On 11/22/2020 at 6:52 PM, TexasColdHardyPalms said:

Need some fruit details

Cell phone shots so I didn't have a lens to zoom in on the fruit that was hanging on it.  Most of it was held in tight to the crown.

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Darold Petty

Here are habitat images of wild B. yatay.

 

 

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Tracy
59 minutes ago, Darold Petty said:

habitat images of wild B. yatay.

 

 

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Beautiful structure to these palms!  Thanks for sharing those photos Darold.

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EastCanadaTropicals

That palm is amazing, it should be completely illegal to trim of a single living frond.

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ShadyDan
1 hour ago, Tracy said:

Beautiful structure to these palms!  Thanks for sharing those photos Darold.

Only about 200 years to go until my yatays looks that good...

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