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EUTERPE OLERACEA - CABBAGE PALM.

Euterpe oleracea - Pina palm Synonym
Euterpe edulis.
Common name
Açai, asai, asaí, cabbage palm, juçara, manaca, paalboom, palmiche de rio negro, palmier pinot, palmito açai, pina palm.
Family
Palmae (Aracaceae).

Overview
Acai is a pencil-like palm with drooping pinnate leaves, indigenous to the Amazon rainforest, growing up to a height of 65 feet.
There are both male- and female flowers on the same tree and the seeds germinate easy.
The diameter of the trunk is no more than 7 - 9 inch.
Acai palm is a fast grower and more of a cespitose palm (palms growing in small dense clumps or tufts) with multiple stems, growing in flooded areas (swamps).
The fruits are round berries, purple-black at maturity and hang in bunches of 700-1,000 with a weight of up to 120 lbs.
The harvest period is from July to March. Euterpe oleracea
The pulp is edible and used in beverages.
The juice of the pulp is consumed in Brazil, the Guianas and many other countries of the Americas.
The palm heart of the Acai palm is delicious and exported from Brazil, Suriname and Guyana to all over the world.
Acai fruit (which is somewhat bigger than a blueberry) contains vitamins and minerals (many of the B vitamins, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium). This palm contains significant amounts of Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's, or Healthy Fats) but contains a very small amount of sugar, which is desirable since most fruits contain high levels of sugar. Also contains antioxidants, phytochemicals (anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, resveratrol).
It works against cholesterol problems and gives lots of energy.
It also has a high percentage of dietary fibers.

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Hardiness
USDA zone 9 B - 11.
Propagations
Seeds.
Culture
Medium / light shade, rich to poor drained soil, high humidity. Seeds germination of Acai is easy.

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Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Euterpe oleraceae seeds 1 package (100 seeds) US$ 45.90
Euterpe oleraceae seeds 1 package (1000 seeds) US$ 367.20
Euterpe oleraceae tincture 1 fl. oz (29.6 cc) US$ 10.35
Euterpe oleracea tincture 6 x 1 fl. oz US$ 55.89
Euterpe oleracea tincture 12 x 1 fl. oz US$ 105.57
Euterpe oleraceae tincture 2 fl. oz (59.1 cc) US$ 18.65
Euterpe oleracea tincture 6 x 2 fl. oz US$ 100.71
Euterpe oleracea tincture 12 x 2 fl. oz US$ 190.23


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