Monkey Tail Tree

Basisdaten

monkey tail tree (Araucaria araucana) needle
monkey tail tree (Araucaria araucana) needle
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description: 

This fir comes from the Andes (South America). Because she has a conspicuous growth it is a popular garden tree.

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Tree profile

name botanical: 
Araucaria araucana
common name: 
Monkey-Puzzle Tree
family: 
Araucariaceae
species: 
conifer
height: 
30 up to 40 (99 - 132 ft)
needle: 

hard, scaly

blossom description: 

female cones spherical, male cone-shaped, cones 10 up to 24 cm (9.5 in)

fruit: 

light-brown - pale green

bark: 
light-brown. light gray with protruding scales
root: 
deep roots
location: 
sunny
soil: 
porous soils, not to dry
ph value: 
slightly acidic
usage: 

Garden tree

stature: 

whorls with 3 - 7 branches