Euterpe oleraceae (Assai or Acai Palm) 4x4x10 tree pot

Family: Arecaceae. Common Names: Assai, Acai palm. Edible purple fruit used for a beverage high in antioxidants; popular health food. Also, provides high quality palm heart. Since this is a clumping species, it is used for sustainable palm heart plantations.  Native to lowland Amazon rain forest. Primarily grows in river valleys. Full sun to medium shade; in areas with low humidity, this palm will require some shade when young. This plant requires humid conditions and rich soil high in organic matter. Shelter from dry windy conditions. Does not tolerate drought well; be sure to water during dry periods. Use palm fertilizer several times per year. Outdoors in Zone 10B; protect from freezing. Mulch to protect the base of the palm if freezing temps are expected. Shipping weight 3.75 lbs.

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