Monkey Puzzle Tree

Monkey Puzzle Tree

Observation - Monkey Puzzle Tree. Description: Conifer, evergreen tree about 15m high with thick, tough, scaly, prickly triangular leaves. Dioecious, the spheroidal cones shown are female. The tree shown is a juvenile judging from its roughly conical shape (mature trees have umbrella shape). A species

Conifer, evergreen tree about 15m high with thick, tough, scaly, prickly triangular leaves. Dioecious, the spheroidal cones shown are female. The tree shown is a juvenile judging from its roughly conical shape (mature trees have umbrella shape). A species introduced from Chilean/Argentinean Andes.