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Nothofagus obliqua

Coyan

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height12m to 25m
  • Spread10m to 17m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Leaf ColourDark blue green

Description

Nothofagus obliqua (Coyan). A deciduous tree to 40m with oblong, veined, mid green toothed leaves. Native to Chile and Argentina.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Chile & Argentina

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, foliage and for the deciduous species, autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in a variety of climates as long as they protection from strong winds. They prefer acidic soil, with a position in full sun, You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Root rot may be problematic.

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