It is an evergreen evergreen tree species that grows in the temperate forests of Chile and Argentina. It is a slow-growing tree whose edible fruit is used to make jams and chicha. It is an ornamental tree, used as a species of bee flora.
Maximum size: 20 meters
Growth rate: Slow
September – November
Aromatic white flowers and very aromatic leaves.
Some shade. Some protection from the sun by sparse vegetation, rocks, etc.
Resists occasional, not prolonged frosts down to about -5°c.
Areas with constant rainfall, short dry periods are possible but does not last more than 1 month.
It inhabits humid places, especially on the banks of watercourses.
Importance for honey, wood, ornamental matters.
From the province of Talca, Maule Region, to the Aysén Region. 650 m.a.s.l.
Associated with other myrtaceae and others such as Drymis Winteri, Embothrium Coccineum, Podocarpus Nubigena and Saxegothaea Conspicua.