An emergent rainforest palm, Euterpe edulis is found cross large areas of south-eastern Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, and Paraguay, where the heart of this palm is consumed as food.
The evergreen trees are single-stemmed and reach heights of 5 to 12 metres (15-35 feet). The spear shaped (lanceolate) leaflets are entire and petiolate.The plant produces salmon-red flowers
|Hardiness||Keep above 0°c |
|Sun||Light shadow / sun|