Assai Miri
Euterpe catinga

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euterpe (yoo-TER-pee) (Info)
Species: catinga

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Palms

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

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Height:

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Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hilo, Hawaii

Kailua Kona, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 3, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Very striking S American clustering palm with bright orange crownshaft. The fruits of this palm are used to make a local drink. Excellent landscape palm. Too tropical for southern California