$2500 + IVA
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.
Size 25 meters.
Relatively fast growth rate.
October-November and early December.
It prefers shady exposures, fully exposed to shades or some shades.
Not very resistant to strong and prolonged frosts.
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.
Fertile, loose, deep, neutral pH, very humid and well drained soils. It can also be planted in stony soils.
Ornamental, its acorns are used to feed pigs.
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.