Jubaea chilensis

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Common Names:

Chilean Wine Palm,
Coquito Palm

Climate Zones:

Chile, warm dry temperate.

Habitat:

In dry gullies, and along ridges in scrub.

Description:

A massive palm, up to 25m (80') tall, and a grey trunk up to 1.3m (4') wide. It has a large head of stiff feather leaves, which are dull green above and greyish underneath.

Culture:

Seed is slow to germinate, usually taking between 6 to 16 months.

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