(Jelly Palm, Pindo Palm)
Originating from South America
It is one of the hardiest of the feather palms with pinnate, frond-like blue green leaves. These leaves can grow between 1.4m to 3m in length and are strongly downwardly, recurved, sweeping the ground in younger plants, giving this palm a very distinctive and tropical look The trunk grows thick and stout.
The fruits are edible and taste of apricots and can be eaten raw or made into jelly. Grow in reasonably fertile, well-drained soil in sun or part shade.