Photo by Melody
Congratulations to all our photo contest participants! Check out the winning photos here. We will have the 2015 calendars available to order from Zazzle soon.

PlantFiles: Mountain Cabbage Palm, Huassaí, Chonta
Euterpe precatoria

bookmark
Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euterpe (yoo-TER-pee) (Info)
Species: precatoria (prek -uh-TOR-ee-uh) (Info)

Category:
Trees
Palms

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By palmbob
Thumbnail #1 of Euterpe precatoria by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #2 of Euterpe precatoria by palmbob

By growin
Thumbnail #3 of Euterpe precatoria by growin

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Tall (up to 60'), skinny (6"), solitary (rarely clustering) pinnate palm found all over the central and south American tropics. Used for construction, eaiting, juice making and medicine (roots). Very tropical in its needs. Has a great, long (up to 6'), olive green, sometimes slightly striped crownshaft (some deeply striped cultivars exist). Leaflets hang straight down (pendant). Relatively fast palm.



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America