90 year old Monkey Puzzle Tree

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  1. 1950Greg

    1950Greg Active Member

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    This Monkey Puzzle Tree can be found in Vancouver,B.C. at 23 east 24th ave. Planted around 1923 to 1930 by Captian Crieghton who supposedly brought this one back with him from a South America voyage. Once in a while it produces viable seeds that come up in nieghboring yards.
     
  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Were you going to attach a photo of this tree?
     
  3. 1950Greg

    1950Greg Active Member

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    Yes I can when I get back in to visit in Vancouver.
     
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    Just got into Vancouver,as gas prices reached $1.20 liter,to take some pictures of Crieghton's monkey Puzzle Tree.
     

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    That's a beaut.
     
  6. alex66

    alex66 Rising Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    i agree with Daniel..
     
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    Bluewing Well-Known Member

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    Nice! The first time I saw one of these I thought wow, what an amazing looking tree! I really wish we could grow one here!
     
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    Beautiful!
     

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