PALM - JUCARA
Botanical Name: Euterpe edulis
Closely related to the Acai Palm, the fruits are eaten fresh and can be used much like the acai, the Jucara is commonly used for its edible heart which is eaten steamed. An emergent rainforest palm, it is found across large areas of south-eastern Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, and Paraguay. A tall, slim, solitary palm to 8m high, with an attractive crown of drooping leaves, and a coloured crownshaft. Requires a warm sheltered, and moist position that is well drained. Likes filtered sun when young, but can take full sun as it matures.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Tropical Garden Plant (#TropicalGardenPlant)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type
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