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Jubaea chilensis
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Code Size Now Price
JCH-10 Jubaea chilensis - 10Ltr pot, 60/80cm tall, juvenile £59.95
JCH-60 Jubaea chilensis - 55Ltr pot, 130/150cm tall with 30/50cm of trunk (Additional shipping may apply) £495.00
JCH-300 Jubaea chilensis, 200/250cm tall with 70/80cm of trunk (Additional shipping may apply) £1495.00

  • Origin: Chile
  • Genus: Jubaea
  • Species: chilensis
  • Synonym: Jubaea spectabilis
  • Common Name: Chilean Wine Palm
  • Situation: Full sun/Partial shade, well-drained fertile soil
  • Eventual height in the UK: 6-7m
  • Eventual spread: 3m
  • Hardiness: -12C or lower
  • Skill level: Easy

The imposing Chilean Wine Palm has the widest trunk of any palm species and, remarkably, is also one of the hardiest. Meaning that this beautiful behemoth will grow happily, albeit slowly, throughout much of the UK. In its homeland Jubaea chilensis is now considered an endangered species due, in part, to over-exploitation in the past for the manufacture of 'palm wine'. This is made by fermenting the collected sap which involves cutting down the whole tree. There is a majestic specimen of Jubaea chilensis growing in the Temperate House at Kew Gardens which is the largest indoor plant in the world.

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Ordered at midnight in bed...came a couple of days later and it's a beauty! Well pleased, much better example than my local garden centres - I will order again.
david sykes
Fantastic palm that really is hardy in our temperate climate. Will withstand heavy snow and frost once established and larger enough. More of these palms should be planted in the UK. My Jubaea has come through some very harsh winters recently without hardly any damage in my Norfolk garden.
Stephen J Oakley
Fantastic example of this palm. Great next day delivery which was well packed. Communication was 1st class. I would recommend this palm centre to all.
Tim Oakes
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