Pick up only. Assai Palm. One of the most valuable palms that is famous for its anti-oxidant qualities of the fruit juice. It is a fast grower with multiple stems. The fruit is a round berry, black at maturity, pulp is edible and used in beverages. RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER: SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster This item can not be shipped. Pick up only. We can provide local delivery around Ft. Myers, Florida. Please contact us for estimation.
Huassai, Chonta. Variegation forms on the trunk only.... more
Euterpe precatoria variegata - Variegated Assai Palm
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.