Super tough native palm that tolerates a variety of soils and shade. I thought it would be fun to try to grow one from seed.
When to sow: Sow when the seed is still fresh.
Special treatment: Collect when the berry hasn’t dried or hardened so the seed can be removed. A cold and moist stratification for about a month is recommended by most. Do not let the seed dry out.
Fresh or dried seed: Fresh
Planting depth: 1/2 – 1 inch
Preferred temperature for germination: One source said germination proceeds quickly at 70-75 degrees F but did not mention if the seeds were first stratified.
Days to germination: ?
Vegetative propagation: May produce pups.