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Commonly known as Alerce cypress, Patagonian cypress
Possibly the second oldest species on earth(after bristlecone pine).
Threatened by illegal logging and habitat destruction including burning.
Genus of one species of evergreen, monoecious or dioecious, coniferous tree or shrub found in limited areas of forest in Chile and Argentina.
Full sun - shelter from cold winds
Additional Features - Good to know - - similar in appearance to junipers. Rare because of overfelling and habitat loss.
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - limited areas of Chile and Argentina.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -