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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 Palms
  • Genus Jubaea
  • Species chilensis
  • Families Arecaceae
  • Habit Single stemmed palm
  • Climatic Zones Mid-temperate / temperate weather in the Po Valley USDA 8 b
  • Leaves Palmate leaf
  • Flower Raceme
  • Geographical Area of Origin South America
  • Flowering and Fruiting Period August / July / June / September
  • Form Palm
  • Colore Fiori Giallo
  • Colore Foglie Verde
  • Colore Frutti Verde   Nero
  • Favorite soil Sub-acid / medium acid / Middle-Dough / Medium soil
  • Water needs Medium
  • Light Exposure Full light / Full sun
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