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Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree
Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree

Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry” Palm Tree

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Euterpe oleracea "Acai Super Berry”


The Euterpe oleracea palm, commonly known as the Açaí palm, originates from the rainforests of the Amazon basin in South America. It is native to countries such as Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela. 


Euterpe oleracea is a naturally clumping palm that can reach heights close to 100 feet, with long slender trunks. The beautiful deep green elegantly drooping fronds of the E. oleracea are born from long skinny crown shafts. The fruit, commonly known as açaí or açaí berry, is a small, round, black-purple drupe.


Euterpe palms require a tropical climate with slightly acidic soil. Despite popular belief, this species of Euterpe is actually a bit more cold tolerant than most palm enthusiasts believe. It has survived, thrived, and produced seed outdoors in zone 10B for many years.


E. oleracea is now the world's main source of palm hearts replacing E. edulis. It is a more sustainable alternative to the solitary E. edulis as it produces many stems/trunks unlike E. edulis. When one of acai's stems is cut, more stems grow back on the same root system, which encourages fruiting on the remaining stems. Since its introduction to the world market in 2000, the açaí fruit has steadily gained attention for its remarkable antioxidant value, even higher, some studies show, than that of other antioxidant powerhouses such as blueberries, red grapes and pomegranates. Because of the açaí fruit’s potentially elite antioxidant capacity, studies are being done to test the berry’s anti-cancer potential. In one of the first studies undertaken at the University of Florida in 2006, researchers discovered that açaí berry extracts caused up to 86% of tested leukemia cells to self-destruct. As a well known antioxidant, anthocyanin-rich foods and fruits have been marketed as cancer preventative and anti-aging products. 


Finally, if all the berry and palm heart qualities of the "Acai Super Berry” palm tree wasn't enough, this beautiful palm is also often planted as an ornamental tree throughout the Amazon region.

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  • All plants are safely shipped bare root in sterile medium.
  • "Size" refers to growing container sizeFor more detailed size information please see the “Size Information” link at the top of our website.
  • Please use text/email tracking alerts. Try to receive your plant(s) directly from the carrier to avoid damage due to extreme temperatures and or lack of humidity.
  • Please do not place an order when extreme weather conditions or temperatures are likely.
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  • All of our plants are grown in various amounts of shade; therefore, your plants will require a slow introduction into appropriate amounts of sun.
  • In most cases your plants will benefit from providing an environment of enhanced humidity upon arrival until root function has normalized.
  • All seeds are from a proven viable source. All seeds are inspected and tested prior to dispatch. Germination rates are not quoted or guaranteed due to the use of various individual germination techniques. Typical germination rates provided on request.
  • Buyer assumes risks due to state agricultural regulations and bare root shipping.
  • Refund policy: If for any reason your order is incorrect or arrives in poor condition due to negligence on our part, we'll gladly issue a refund or make your order right. To be eligible, buyers must please send notification within (1) day of receiving your order describing the issue(s) accompanied by photos of the unaltered order in its original packing material.
  • Propagation is from seed unless other methods are stated.
  • Questions? Don't hesitate to ask. We're happy to help!

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