Palm - Peach

Bactris gasipaes

This attractive, fast growing palm reaching 12-15m produces clusters of peach-like fruit, which have a sweet and nutty flavour when eaten after cooking. The palm is native to Central and South America and the fruit are often sold at fruit markets.

$14.90

Specifications of Palm - Peach

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

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)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June

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Palm - Peach Reviews & Tips

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Alan Sankey
4y ago

North Lismore, NSW, Australia

Palm - Peach

An excellent source of heart of palm/ palm hearts. The stem will self sucker and produce multiple stems for harvest.

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