SelecTree: Tree Detail
LILY OF THE VALLEY TREE
Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Santa Cruz, CA and Cal Poly State University - San Luis Obispo, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Crinodendron hookeranum is a similar size tree with narrow leaves. Rare.
Native to Chile.
Additional Common Names
LILY OF THE VALLEY TREE, WHITE LANTERN TREE, PATAGUA
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
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Crinodendron patagua Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/crinodendron-patagua >