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X Region, Alerce Costero, Chile
Altitude: 300-700 m. 03 29, 2010

 

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Species:  Chamaecyparis sp. 2166
Family:  Cupressacae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
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Record:  2166
About 1 Chamaecyparis in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 1 Cupressacae in Chile and 1 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.   Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.     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
   Tree     

Foreign    Not Frequent

Height: 30 m.

Good ornamental value (A)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Chamaecyparis sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chamaecyparis sp.

X Region, Alerce Costero, Chile
Altitude: 300-700 m. 03 29, 2010

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Tree

Height: 30 m.

 

Image of Chamaecyparis sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chamaecyparis sp.

X Region, Alerce Costero, Chile
Altitude: 300-700 m. 03 29, 2010

 

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.
Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.

 

Image of Chamaecyparis sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chamaecyparis sp.

X Region, Alerce Costero, Chile
Altitude: 300-700 m. 03 29, 2010

 

USES

Good ornamental value (A)

 

 

 

 

Image of Chamaecyparis sp. (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Chamaecyparis sp.

X Region, Alerce Costero, Chile
Altitude: 300-700 m. 03 29, 2010

 

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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