TopTropicals Newsletter / December 18, 2010
Assai Palm Seeds:
grow your own "rich man's health drink" plant
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This majestic palm is very ornamental, with multiple branches. It is one of the most valuable palms that is famous for its anti-oxidant qualities of the fruit juice.
The fruit is a round berry, black at maturity, pulp is used in beverages and considered to have the best nutritional value of any fruit on earth, rich in B vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
Modern science has validated the remarkable wellness benefits of the Assai fruit. In the U.S. it becomes the new high-dollar "rich man's" health drink.
The species is a true tropical and should be protected from frost.
Assai seeds are very easy to germinate. The process usually takes from a couple of weeks to a couple of months. Plant seeds in well-drained soil mixture. Water regularly but do not allow standing water. Keep temperature above 75 F and a high humid environment. You can cover the container to contain the vapour.
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