Monkey puzzle tree grow and care – tree of the genus Araucaria also known as Monkey puzzle or Araucaria araucana, Monkey puzzle tree perennial evergreen pinophyta plant, edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant as shade tree or bonsai, grow temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-9.
Leaves color green dark to bright the leaves shape it’s triangle with pointed edge, the leaf connected in the end of the leaf and produce rosette shape.
Flower small color yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate (can be on the same tree), grow on a cone.
Monkey puzzle tree nuts
Nut edible and are pines cover with brown nutshell, the nuts grow in a cone the color of the nuts are yellow-cream.
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Cold temperature (cool summer)
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes if you want Nuts Difficulties or problems when growing: Take a lot of time to get Pines Spring / Autumn Recommended planting season? ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Just when it’s young to cut the brunches that not go strait up Size of the plant? 30-40m, 100-125 feet. Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower: Flower small color yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate (can be on the same tree), grow on a cone. Pollination is done by: Wind Edible nuts Fruit harvest season: Summer Fruits pests or diseases: Woodpecker What can be done with big quantities of Monkey puzzle tree fruits? Eat raw, paste, roast Work requirements on the fruit: Collect from the ground and crack the nutshell 30-50 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Climate Harvest Season Ornamental parts Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Pinophyta Conifers Shrub Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9