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Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm


Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm (Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm)

This is a large collection Chilean Wine Palms in Mission Bay Park in San Diego, CA. It is one of the largest collections of this palm in the state. Photo taken Feb. 22, 2009. (Yesterday for me)



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These are lovely palm trees, interesting. Do they grow any taller than this:-)

24 Feb, 2009

 

Panther:

These palms are babies. lol They have the largest trunk diameter (more than 6 feet/ 2 meters) of any palm in the World and grow to be at least 80 feet /25 meters tall. They are also very slow growing. There are many large mature trees in the San Francisco Bay Area...some are documented to be more than 130 year old. They are extremely long-lived palms...no one really knows how long...from what I've read.

25 Feb, 2009

 

Wow..really? Well they must be indeed a sight to see in their fully grown
state. Thanks for the info.

25 Feb, 2009

 

I will post some photos of this tree fully grown. They are gigantic!

26 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks looking forward to see some.

27 Feb, 2009



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