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Patagua

Crinodendron patagua

$9000 + IVA

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Description

Is an evergreen tree species endemic to Chile. It is distributed from the V to the VII region, up to 1,200 m.a.s.l. This fast-growing tree is easy to cultivate, can be planted by seed and tolerates frost. Its wood is used in furniture and its bark is used for tanning leather.

State of conservation

Without information

Division

Magnoliophyta

Order

Oxalidals

Family

Elaeocarpaceae

Foliar regimen

Perennial

Growth

Maximum size: 10 meters.

Growth rate: Medium.

Blooming time

October to December.

Flower color

White

Sun exposure

In some shade. Some protection from the sun by sparse vegetation, rocks, etc. in shade. steep south-facing slopes, deep ravines, or protection by dense vegetation layer under large trees, or full shade in deep ravines running south with additional shade by trees, or with a very dense upper vegetation layer providing shade.

Temperature

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

Hydric regimen

It grows in water or is found with its roots within a permanent watercourse. It corresponds to meadows, watercourses, lake edges, swamps.

Type of soil

Humid soils, near water courses.

Uses

melliferous importance, ornamental, wood.

Distribution

From the province of Quillota (Valparaíso region) to the province of Concepción (Biobío region). From 0 to 1200 m.a.s.l. It is also found in the Juan Fernández archipelago.

Habitat and association

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