Michael F, Oct 2,
Mar 13, I don't think you can take cuttings from a monkey puzzle, you may have to wait for cone prodction (hopefully it is a female tree and provides seeds) to propogate the plant. Perhaps talk to the new owners and make an arrangement to harvest the seeds and cones for one or two years until the colony has reproduced to your shrubnotch.clubg: Tacoma WA. Evergreen nut tree native to Chile, the Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria araucana) evolved their sharp leaves over million years ago to deter dinosaurs from browsing.
With cross pollination, these trees produce huge cones filled with tasty and delicious seeds similar to pine nuts. Hardy to Zone 6 and grows well in the Pacific shrubnotch.clubg: Tacoma WA. Monkey Puzzle Trees at our Snohomish nursery. Monkey Puzzle Tree. Araucaria araucana Native to Chile and Argentina, the Monkey Puzzle Tree is so named because “it would puzzle a monkey to climb this tree.” The thick, tough, scale-like leaves that clasp the branches, give the Monkey Puzzle a prehistoric, reptilian appearance.
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