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Starting acai berries from seeds

Posted by sweet_destiny_2 none (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 18, 13 at 14:55

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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RE: Starting acai berries from seeds

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


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RE: Starting acai berries from seeds

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


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RE: Starting acai berries from seeds

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


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RE: Starting acai berries from seeds

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.


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