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Peumus boldus
Family:Monimiaceae
Endemic
Some ornamental value (B)
Height: 20 m.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year. Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north. Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light. In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.
Tree Average germination, 30 - 60 % Yellow, without information on the number of petals White, without information on the number of petals
Medicinal Edible plant
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Because these seeds can not be stored for long times (they are recalcitrant), these seeds are available only during the following period: March-August
These seeds are generally restocked in: March

Seeds packet:



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One packet contains at least 30 seeds.

This tree produces edible fruits and has medicinal properties. However, it is very difficult to germinate (it may take up to 180 days and some experimenting with GA to get just a few percent of germination).