Palm - AcaiEuterpe oleracea
$19.75 ($19.75-$24.75 choose a size)
Specifications of Palm - Acai
Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
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Customer Tips & Reviews Palm - Acai
E Devon, E Dev
Palm - Acai
Just read that suckers grow around the palm, which bear fruit to, so some people cut down the main tree, because they get so big and just harvest from the suckers; so you wouldn't need to climb it! :)
Palm - Acai
Keep in pot culture until too large then plant in gound in frost free area - top of the slope if you are in a frost prone area. Fortunately human induced climate change means they are more likely to thrive here in the subtropics now
Palm - Acai
So far so good in a pot in Brisbane, but we'll see this winter. If it does end up being successful I'm going to have to figure out how to harvest the fruit as I doubt I'll be able to climb it.
Looks like it requires a tropical climate. Seehttp://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59773/"barely able to survive in South Florida" Sydney may be a challenge.
Elke, This palm is doing well in the garden and I did bring it in during some cold snaps. I'm surprised they didn't survive for you indoors because my friends have them in their kitchen in Toronto all winter long. They brighten up the room with green.
Dumgree, Qld, Australia
Only just put in the ground in a area that sometimes gets a light frost will put some shade cloth over them today and after reading some info will plant some suckers from my sugar bananas around them they grow fast and will give them some shade. If the...
Thanks to share your story with us, i'm trying a sprouted coconut palm indoors indoors for bali, it's winter damaged heater, we have cold season in netherlands, my room is humid room 60-70%, Place palm at windowsill , imported is air circulation!
I bought two last autumn, they did not survive Sydney winter, even indoors. Well worth a try, let me know if you had more success.
Bardon, Qld, Australia
I like palms and one that fruits is a bonus. Apparently this one is praised by health food critics for its antioxidant content. The palms looks a bit scraggley- it is similar to a Alexander but seems to keep dead leaves rather than shedding. It seems t...
Santo Domingo, National District, DO
I introduced this plant into this country, I ordered 100 seeds of the Aai Para variety. about 80% sprouted, I have recently been transplanting into 1 gallon pots from my seed bed. the extremly hot weather has been tough on some of the transplants, but ...