Height: 30-45'; Spread: 15-22.5"
Slow to moderate
Evergreen; columnar to arching canopy.
Dark green, waxy, 1.5-2" leaves with slight undulation.
Insignificant yellow-green flowers in 1" clusters
Woody, tan, pin-wheel shaped seed pods.
Smooth with with faint cracks, gray to brown.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Drought (once established), any soil, medium winds.
- Special Considerations:
Seeds cause litter.
- Notable Traits:
Native to Chile. Grows moderately at first, but slows down with age.