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Araucaria angustifolia

Classification

Order: Pinales
   Family: Araucariaceae
            Genus: Araucaria
                        Specie: Araucaria angustifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Unusual foliage and habit

Uses: Conifer for large gardens Parks Avenues

Zones: 9-12

Description: One of the two South American species, this has a wider distribution than the better-known monkey puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana), occurring on the plateau of southern Brazil and nearby regions of Argentina and Paraguay. Forming extensive forests,

Growth Habit: Straight trunk with whorled branches, flat crown with age

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