Araucaria araucana

  • English name:
    Monkey puzzle, Chile pine, Chilean pine, monkey puzzle tree
  • Scientific name:
    Araucaria araucana
  • Category:
  • Aspect:
    south, east, west, Flamingo lily
  • Flowering period:
    Not applicable
  • Foliage color autumn:
    Green
  • Foliage color spring:
    Green
  • Foliage color summer:
    Green
  • Foliage color winter:
    Green
  • Fragrant:
    No
  • Genus:
    Araucaria (Araucariaceae)
  • Ground type:
    sand, chalk, loam
  • Hardiness:
    H7
  • Light exposure:
    sheltered
  • Maximum height in cm:
    1200, Widow's-thrill
  • Maximum width in cm:
    800
  • Other common names UK:
    Monkey puzzle, Widow's-thrill
  • PH:
    acid, alkaline, neutral
  • Plant family name:
    Araucariaceae
  • Plant type:
    Tree
  • pruning period:
    Spring, Winter
  • Soil:
    Moist but Well-drained
  • Spines:
    No
  • Sunlight:
    Full sun, Partial shade
  • Time to maximum height in months:
    600
  • Toxic:
    No
  • Winter-hardy:
    Yes