It is a tree native to Chile and Argentina, which can be found from the Biobío region to the Aysén region. It grows in humid places and deep soils. It is part of the temperate forest.
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Maximum height size 20 meters.
Medium growth rate.
In some shade. some protection from the sun by sparse vegetation, rocks, etc. or shade on steep south-facing slopes, deep ravines. or protection by dense vegetation layer under large trees.
It resists temperatures down to -15°c (even -20°c). It can be covered for months (1 to 8) by snow.
It grows in water or is found with its roots within a permanent watercourse. corresponds to meadows, watercourses, lake edges, swamps. areas with constant or in areas with rainfall, with short dry periods are possible, but do not last more than 1 month.
Wood, firewood, ornamental.
From the province of Arauco (Biobío Region) to the province of Aysén, abundant in the provinces of Aysén and Chiloé, from 0 to 1500 m.a.s.l.
In the rainforest region it grows in association with nothofagus dombeyi, eucryphia cordifolia, weinmannia trichosperma, drimys winteri, podocarpus saligna, embothrium coccineum and lomatia ferruginea.