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Euterpe precatoria, Euterpe mollissima, Euterpe jatapuensis, Euterpe stenophylla, Euterpe langloisii, Euterpe petiolata, Euterpe subruminata, Euterpe confertiflora, Huassai, Chonta, Asai, Assai, Acai, Mountain Cabbage Palm

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 Euterpe precatoria, Euterpe mollissima, Euterpe jatapuensis, Euterpe stenophylla, Euterpe langloisii, Euterpe petiolata, Euterpe subruminata, Euterpe confertiflora
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Huassai, Chonta, Asai, Assai, Acai, Mountain Cabbage Palm
Origin: Central America, Bolivia, Panama
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Palm or palm-likeEdibleFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

This single-stemmed palm grows well from seeds. Delicate roots can make transplanting seedlings difficult. Haussa grows quickly in both upland and seasonally flooded fields. The light, very small canopy makes it compatible for interplanting with almost any crop.

Grows in wild in Central America to Bolivia, up to 6000 ft elevation. In Ecuador it occurs on both sides of the Andes, on terra firme, or east of the Andes also on poorly drained soil.

Euterpe precatoria is harvested for edible palm heart (the apex), and the trunk is used for many construction purposes. A liquid from the roots is used to treat malaria. The fruit is used for the production of Açaí wine.


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 Euterpe precatoria, Euterpe mollissima, Euterpe jatapuensis, Euterpe stenophylla, Euterpe langloisii, Euterpe petiolata, Euterpe subruminata, Euterpe confertiflora, Huassai, Chonta, Asai, Assai, Acai, Mountain Cabbage Palm

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Euterpe precatoria variegata

Euterpe precatoria, Euterpe mollissima, Euterpe jatapuensis, Euterpe stenophylla, Euterpe langloisii, Euterpe petiolata, Euterpe subruminata, Euterpe confertiflora, Huassai, Chonta, Asai, Assai, Acai, Mountain Cabbage Palm

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Euterpe precatoria variegata


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Huassai, Chonta. Variegation forms on the trunk only. Haussai grows quickly in both upland and seasonally flooded fields. The light, very small canopy. Grows in wild in Central America to Bolivia, up to 6000 ft elevation. In Ecuador it occurs on both sides of the Andes, on terra firme, or east of the Andes also on poorly drained soil.
Euterpe precatoria is harvested for edible palm heart (the apex)ю A liquid from the roots is used to treat malaria. The fruit is used for the production of Acai wine.



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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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