Acrocomia aculeata is a species of palm native to tropical regions of the Americas, from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern. Acrocomia totai. This large palm from Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina is covered with spines and is best described as ‘interesting’ although, especially from a. North, Central, South. Not a problem species (un-documented). Assessment Status: Complete. Growth Habit. Tree. Origin.

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They are scattered from Dade city FL up to Jacksonville Posted 13 Oct Do you get any frost Rod?

My cousin in Miami is looking for me there no news. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Nobody has any seed available.

Livistona nitida trunk By Alicehunter This palm was tucked back into the corner of my yard behind my large S. Redland Nursury in Homestead fl shows the a. It seems to have been introduced by Father Jerome of St.

Great that you are growing this species. I’ll have to wait until the other Acrocomias get a little older to cross polinate. Posted 18 Oct The smaller Minors are the “McCurtain” variety. The trunk is columnar and straight but occasionally has a slight bulge in the middle. Acrocomia aculeata Scientific classification Kingdom: The fruit is a yellowish-green drupe 2. Acrocomia Acrocomia aculeata Scientific classification Kingdom: No they haven’t ever seeded yet.


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Id sure feel sorry for the person who fell into one of these This one will hold the dead fronds for a long time before shedding. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Some species have range maps while others only have occurance locations.

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Although it is nowadays mainly used for cosmetics, soaps and bio-diesel, in native cultures it was a source of food, beverages, clothing, fibers, threads, cattle food, oils and margarine, needles, firewood and charcoal. You can try growing it in an understory acrcoomia under a tree canopy to help protect the palm from serious cold, but we advise a south-facing position where the palm can catch as much of the winter sunshine as is acrofomia. Im sure that the palm would grow What type of Avacado- did he say?

It is a much better looking palm than the queen palms that people try to grow here.

Acrocomia totai after 18F

I think Acrocomias can tolerate any cold, lower temps. It is a really cold hardy and pretty palm. Wanted – Acrocomia totai seed or seedlings. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.


Although as many as 30 species of Acrocomia have been described, a recent study A. Started by chris7813 Oct Petioles of the leaves are also covered with spines.

Acrocomia totai

I’ve got around 20 or so Minors of differing sizes in my landscape. Seeds are black, round and very hard. There is a a couple of them about 80 miles south of Jax in Deland FL that survived the s freezes.

Monoecious palm tree with a m high and cm in diameter, occasionally with a slight bulge at the base or in the middle to the solitaire trunk and, often, armed with up to 12 cm long cylindrical spines, specially when young, along incomplete circles, spaced cm throughout the trunk.

I have been looking for this for a few years now Any help locating seed or seedlings would be great! They look a lot like queen palms, but the trunks on younger trees are loaded with spines It sprouted at the base of 2 Queen Palms that were about 10 ft tall and had several years on it.