NATIVE TO THE Amazon, the peach palm tree produces a sweeter and more yellowish hearts of palm if compared to açai and juçara palm varieties. Its cultivation is considered sustainable, as the tree buds sprout again after being cut for
the extraction of the hearts. In the market, they are sold whole, sometimes in the bark. Fresh palm hearts have to be
cooked, roasted or grilled before consumption, or thinly sliced. Once cooked, the uses are similar 307 to canned hearts of palm.