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VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 28, 2005

 

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Species:  Castanea sativa
Family:  Fagaceae Identification doubtful, we are going to check it in the near future. Certainty 80 %.   
Order:  Fagales
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
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Record:  0530
About 1 Castanea in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 13 Fagaceae in Chile and 13 in our data base.

 

Edible plant   Timber   
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.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Low altitude, interior valleys
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, without information on the number of petals      Tree     

Foreign    Frequent

Height: 10 m.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Castanea sativa (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Castanea sativa

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 28, 2005

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Tree

Flower: White, without information on the number of petals

Height: 10 m.

 

Image of Castanea sativa (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Castanea sativa

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 28, 2005

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

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

 

Image of Castanea sativa (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Castanea sativa

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 28, 2005

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

Useful properties:

Edible plant
Timber

 

 

 

Image of Castanea sativa (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Castanea sativa

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 28, 2005

 

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 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)

Quercus ilex

Quercus robur

 

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