Starting acai berries from seeds

sweet_destiny_2January 18, 2013

hi everyone, i'm trying to start some acai berries. Does anyone know how to grow acai palm from seeds? i have both the fruit and the seeds. i know the palms love moist conditions, but what conditions do i need in order for the seeds to start sprouting? Thanks alot!!!!!!

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digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Lots of 'how to germinate acai' on Google. I linked 1 good one below that includes the pre-soak, soil, and heat requirements for germination.

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: How to germinate acai

    Bookmark   January 18, 2013 at 3:31PM
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john_e

The link does not work it asked if I'm the owner of the page and to put in a username and password

    Bookmark   February 5, 2013 at 7:25PM
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WebChemist(10A CA)

Digdirt's (now) dead link was scraped by the wayback machine archive - Below is a snapshot of that linked Acai Palm page in 2011 when it was still working:

Here is a link that might be useful: [wayback] Growing Acai at Your Organic Garden

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 4:32AM
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Carlincooling(fl 10b)

I have about 10 plants I planted from seeds. That was about 11/2 years ago. Now they are about 1 ft high. I have had no problems with them. Even in the winter time when temps get in the mid to upper 40s a couple of times they did great.
I live in SW Fl. and we have hot humid summers, so conditions seem to be very good. I do give them some plant food once every 3-4 weeks. I plan on keeping them in pots until they get about 6-7 ft and then put them in the ground.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2014 at 8:35AM
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