Wine palm (Butia capitata)


  • Full sun
  • Part shade
  • Very hardy
  • Well drained soil

The wine palm is native to south america, a beautiful feather palm that has long pinnate leaves that arch and re curve towards the ground from atop a thick stout trunk. The trunk can grow to 4.5m with a diameter of 0.3-0.5m. It is a cold hardy palm that is very easy to grow and is also drought tolerant,

The leaves range from light green to blueish gray and grow  between 1.5-3.0m.  The palm produces bright orange fruit that attracts wasps and other insects. Remove flower stalks to avoid messy clean ups.

200mm Pot – $39

300mm Pot – $149

400mm Pot – $199

45 Ltr Bag – $450

75ltr Bag – $550

110Ltr Pot – $899

Light Requirements

Part Shade to full sun




Water regularly all year. Back of in mid winter. Unestablished plants and container specimens may require more frequent watering especially over summer.

Soil Type

Can adapt to almost any soil type. Prefers good drainage

Fertilizing requirements

The beginning of every season. Container plants can be fertilised less often with a slow release formula like Osmocote. Seasol monthly.

Victorian Growth rate


Max and Minimum Temperature tolerance

Heat and cold tolerant. Established specimens can take hard frosts up to -10

We offer a range of delivery options to suit your location

These include:

True Green Nursery Delivery Van Covering Metropolitan Melbourne, Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas.

Local and Interstate freight companies.

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