Maytenus boaria

$2500$9000 + IVA

It is a tree native to South America Extra tropical. In Chile it can be found from the Atacama region to the Magallanes region. It is an evergreen tree that is often used as firewood, to produce charcoal, and as feed for livestock.

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Maximum size: 20 meters.

Growth rate: Fast.

August - September.

Male flowers are brownish yellow. Female flowers are green with purple lines.

Fully exposed to the sun without any protection. Flat parts or slopes with northern exposure.

Resists occasional, not prolonged frosts down to about -5°c.

From areas with constant rainfall, short dry periods are possible but do not last more than 1 month, to secano areas, where the dry period without rainfall lasts 6-10 months and reaches 100-300 mm per year, concentrated in winter.

It grows in fertile, dry and humid soils, where it reaches its maximum development.

Ornamental, medicinal and of honey interest

From the Atacama Region to the Magallanes Region, up to 2000 m.a.s.l.

In the central zone it grows in association with Quillaja Saponaria, Acacia Caven, Lithrea Caustica and Kageneckia Angustifolia.

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