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Monkey puzzle (Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle, Chilean pine))

I love these trees I've grown a few on from young seedlings Im not sure about puzzling a monkey Im sure he would be a bit sore climbing a big one of these

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How quickly do these grow ?
It looks very attractive...

29 Jul, 2009


there is a massive one in a garden near where i looks about 20 foot high,its been there about 30 years.they are great Davey2009.

29 Jul, 2009


I recall one in a neighbour's garden when I was a child...
... I just wondered if these are slow-growing or fast-growing..

29 Jul, 2009


Very slow growing - unlike some conifers about 25 years ago in our 1st home I planted a Leylandii hedge & it looked great for the first couple of years

29 Jul, 2009


Yes, some conifers grow FAST ! :o(

29 Jul, 2009


hope you have lots of room, my mum has one which is now at least 30ft tall, so i addvice to keep only a few years unless you have a field to keep it in lol

30 Jul, 2009

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