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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Acrocomia aculeata Scientific classification Kingdom: It is a much better looking palm than the queen palms that people try to grow here. Last winter it dropped to 18F for two nights in a row.

At what low temps did this palm go with no visible damage from the cold? You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Acrocomia totai

This page has been accessed 17, times. The grugru nut, while very hard, can be sliced into thin circles to be sanded and worn as rings. Leaves bases are entire, spiny and have indument. Once sprouted though, growth is fast and satisfying.


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They are two at my friends house here in historic Charleston, but they have not set seed yet. The trunk is columnar and straight but occasionally has a slight bulge in the middle. Seems limited to Central and mostly South Florida. Would you be willing to post a picture of Russ’s Acrocomia? The trunk of the palm can also be ‘milked’ to aceocomia a fermented alcoholic beverage known as coyol wine.

Posted 15 Oct I need more of them Also have a A. I just need to find someone with access to seeds or small plants.

I suspect that my clay soil is the problem. Sign In Sign Up.

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Thanks for the info on your Acrocomia. Retrieved from ” http: Taken on the waterfront of Corrientes, Argentina.

Add your comment about this species. Id sure feel sorry for the person who fell into one of these Contents 1 Common Names: It might be the cool temps. Acrocomia is a genus of spinypinnate -leaved palms which range from large trees to small palms with short, subterranean stems. The full extent of A.


However, this is not a norm. A couple more of his Acrocomia Totai Special thanks to Palmweb. The bananas at the bottom of the pic were about 10ft tall. This often rubs the spines off the trunk giving it a mostly smooth trunk. They are very hardy.

Have they not produced any yet?