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Molle

Schinus latifolius

$6500 + IVA

Description

It is endemic to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru and Uruguay. This evergreen tree grows in the coastal zone of the coastal mountain range, it can be found from the Coquimbo region to the Maule region. It needs humid air to grow.

State of conservation

Without information

Division

Magnoliophyta

Order

Sapindales

Family

Anacardiaceae

Foliar regimen

Perennial

Growth

Maximum size: 2 to 4 meters.

Growth rate: Fast.

Blooming time

August – November.

Flower color

Small, yellowish-white flowers.

Sun exposure

From full sun, on flat parts or slopes with northern exposure to shade on steep slopes with southern exposure, deep ravines, or protection by a dense layer of vegetation, under large trees.

Temperature

It does not resist frost.

Hydric regimen

Secano areas, where the dry period without rainfall lasts 3-5 months and rainfall reaches 400 – 800 mm per year, concentrated in winter to dry areas, where the dry period without rainfall lasts 6 – 10 months. Rainfall reaches 100 – 300 mm per year, concentrated in winter.

Type of soil
Uses

Ornamental, medicinal.

Distribution

Coastal areas from the province of Limarí (Coquimbo region) to the Maule region, from 0 to 2000 m.a.s.l.

Habitat and association

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