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Belloto Norte

Beilschmiedia winterii

$2500 + IVA

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Description

This species is native to the central zone, between the Coquimbo and Maule regions. It grows up to 1,200 meters above sea level, in very low humidity environments. This tree is a relatively fast-growing tree, which bears an oval, hanging, yellowish drupe as fruit, which is used as pig feed.

State of conservation

Vu

Division

Magnoliophyta

Order

Laurals

Family

Lauraceae

Foliar regimen

Perennial

Growth

Size 25 meters.

Relatively fast growth rate.

Blooming time

October-November and early December.

Flower color

Greenish yellow.

Sun exposure

It prefers shady exposures, fully exposed to shades or some shades.

Temperature

Not very resistant to strong and prolonged frosts.

Hydric regimen

It prefers hygrophilous environments, at the bottom of ravines, generally requiring high amounts of edaphic water or coastal fog. in dry land, where the period without rainfall lasts 3-5 months and rainfall reaches 400-800 mm per year.

Type of soil

Fertile, loose, deep, neutral pH, very humid and well drained soils. It can also be planted in stony soils.

Uses

Ornamental, its acorns are used to feed pigs.

Distribution

It is found in the valleys and coastal hills of the provinces of Quillota (Valparaíso region) and the province of Cachapoal (O’Higgins region) up to 1200 m.a.s.l.

Habitat and association

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