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VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 0-100 m. 04 18, 2009

 

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Species:  Quercus ilex L.
Family:  Fagaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
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Record:  1939
About 3 Quercus in Chile and 3 in our data base.
About 13 Fagaceae in Chile and 13 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Low altitude, interior valleys
Yellow, without information on the number of petals      Tree     

Foreign    Not Frequent

Height: 30 m.

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Quercus ilex (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus ilex

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 0-100 m. 04 18, 2009

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Tree

Flower: Yellow, without information on the number of petals

Height: 30 m.

 

Image of Quercus ilex (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus ilex

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 0-100 m. 04 18, 2009

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Low altitude, interior valleys

 

Watering conditions:

Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Quercus ilex (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus ilex

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 0-100 m. 04 18, 2009

 

USES

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

 

 

 

 

Image of Quercus ilex (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Quercus ilex

VII Region, Curico, Chile
Altitude: 0-100 m. 04 18, 2009

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 9. The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (1) of Quercus ilex L. available here

More species from the same Fagaceae family in our data base:

Castanea sativa

Nothofagus alessandrii (Ruil)

Nothofagus alpina (Raulí / Roblí)

Nothofagus antarctica (Ñirre)

Nothofagus betuloides (Coigüe de Magallanes)

Nothofagus dombeyi (Coihue / Coigüe)

Nothofagus glauca (Hualo)

Nothofagus macrocarpa (Roble de Santiago)

Nothofagus nitida (Coigüe de Chiloé)

Nothofagus obliqua

Nothofagus pumilio (Lenga / Roble de Magallanes)

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