Euterpe oleraceae (Assai or Acai Palm) 2.5X7 inch pot

Family: Arecaceae. Common Names: Assai, Acai palm. Purple fruit withh a thin layer of flesh used for a beverage high in antioxidants; popular health food. Also, provides high quality palm heart. Clumping with multiple trunks; palm heart can be harvested sustainably.  This palms is also a great ornamental.  Native to lowland Amazon rain forest. Primarily grows in river valleys. Full sun to medium shade. Shelter from dry windy conditions.  If you are in a dry area with low humidity, shade will likely be required.  This plant requires humid conditions and rich soil high in organic matter.  Does not tolerate drought. Use palm fertilizer several times per year. Fast growing when fertilized regularly and kept moist. Outdoors in Zones 10B to 11. If growing in containers be sure to water and bring indoors to protect from cool temperatures.  Shipping weight 1.2  pounds.  Grown in a 2.5x7 inch conetainer.  

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Euterpe oleraceae, assai palm, acai
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  • Item #: 1642
Price $8.50
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