How to grow Moriche palm

Moriche palm grow and care – palm tree of the genus Mauritia also known as Mauritia flexuosa, Moriche palm perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental or medical plant, can grow in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Leaves color green pinnate and grow in rosette structure.

Flower color can be yellow-orange flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers separate tree for male and female flowers.

Moriche palm fruits

Fruit edible color brown peel like fish scale and yellow orange the fruit in oval shape.

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How to grow Moriche palm growing and care:

Wet land, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just dead leaves and bloom stems

Size of the plant?
15-30 m, 45-100 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Yellow-orange flowers grow on branch (palm fronds) on every branch can be dozens of flowers separate tree for male and female flowers

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Autumn / Winter

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Moriche palm fruits?
Eaten raw, juice, jam, alcohol, ice cream

Work requirements on the fruit:
Collect the fruits

How long does it take to bear fruit?
5-8 years

Scientific name:

Mauritia flexuosa

How to grow Moriche palm

Growing Moriche palm

Moriche palm


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Palm
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13

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