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"Chilean wine palm"

Jubaea chilensis ia native to central Chile between 32°S and 35°S latitude. It is the sole species in the genus Jubaea. It was once thought to populate Easter Island. Jubaea chilensis is a single-trunked, pinnate-leaved palm growing to 20-25 m tall. The trunk is the stoutest of any palm, commonly a metre diameter at the base, sometimes up to 1.3 m diameter, often widest in the upper part of the trunk, with smooth grey bark. Min. Temperature: 16°F (-9°C).

  • Category Palmae
  • Family Arecaceae
  • Habit Palma tronco singolo
  • Climatic Zones Sub-Tropicale
  • Leafs Foglia a ventaglio
  • Flower Racemo o grappolo
  • Geographical Area of Origin Sud America
  • Flowering and Fruiting Period September August July June
  • Form Palma
  • Color Flower / Leaves / Fruits Red Yellow
  • Ground Medio-Impasto
  • Water Quantities Media
  • Light Exposures Piena Luce
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