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Butia X Syagrus Nursery 5g Mule Palm
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Butia x Syagrus

Common Names:

Mule Palm




Man-made hybrid palm

Cold Hardiness:

Uncertain but probably about 20ºs, F or slightly colder.

Trunk Type:

Medium to large single trunk

Leaf Type:

Pinnate, looking between the appearance of a Butia c. and a Syagrus r.


Solitary (single trunk).


Easily grown. Is usually a man-made cross and hard to do accurately. Is known to be infertile seed producer, although there's some controversy over this.

Speed of growth:

Average to fast


Taller than a Butia, shorter than a Queen (Syagrus r.). Thirty feet of trunk would be a good estimate.

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General Description:

A palm that has been hybridized to give people in colder regions a Queen-type palm with more cold hardiness. The leaves a robust appearing, but are recurved somewhat like the Butia. The trunk is often not as smooth as the Queen.

Further Data:

Quite rare and desirable, especially for colder climates.

Palm For Sale/Availability for butia x syagrus


The following is a listing of palms recently in stock, but availability changes quite quickly.  We apologize if we run out of the size you want. We are always open Monday - Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM excluding major Holidays or very inclement weather.  For mail orders, please contact us at 619 291 4605.  We do not ship internationally.  Thank you for your interest.
- Phil Bergman, Owner

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Butia x Syagrus

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