Monkey Puzzle Trees

Araucaria araucana

£65.00

A slow growing distinctive, almost symmetrical looking tree with sharply pointed, leathery leaves, the Monkey Puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana) will reach just 6 x 4 metres in 20 years, while creating a pyramidal shape.

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Botanical name

Araucaria araucana

Approx height when sent

50 – 75cms 10L pot

Ultimate height and spread

6 metres x 4 metres

Description

A slow growing distinctive, almost symmetrical looking tree with sharply pointed, leathery leaves, the Monkey Puzzle tree will reach just 6 x 4 metres in 20 years, while creating a pyramidal shape. They are best suited for medium or larger gardens as a specimen tree. Extremely hardy and tolerant of even exposed coastal positions this tree will do well in any well drained soil in sun or part shade.

Female cones release edible nut like seeds , although trees do not produce nut crops until mature. Originating in central/southern Chile and western Argentina, this tree is also sometimes known as Chilean Pine.

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