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LILY OF THE VALLEY TREE
Crinodendron patagua

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Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Santa Cruz, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Crinodendron hookeranum is a similar size tree with narrow leaves. Rare.

Native to Chile.

Family: Elaeocarpaceae

Additional Common Names

LILY OF THE VALLEY TREE, WHITE LANTERN TREE, PATAGUA

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 15 - 25 feet.

Width: 6 - 12 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oval, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Red or White Capsule, fruiting in Fall.

Bark Brown, Rough.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet to Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Crinodendron patagua Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jun 26, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/crinodendron-patagua >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.