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137454

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

St Kilda Botanical Gardens, Blessington Street, ST KILDA, PORT PHILLIP CITY

Location or Context: A tree which occurs in a unique location or context and so provides a contribution to the landscape. Rare or Localised: A tree of a species or variety that is rare or of very localised distribution. This species was planted around Victoria during the late 1800s. Examples are known to occur in Melbourne, Geelong, Kyneton and Bendigo. In Chile the massive trunks have long been felled as a source of sap yielding commercial palm honey and as ... more

T11155

Regional
130570

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Rosalind Park, Pall Mall, BENDIGO, GREATER BENDIGO CITY

Rare or localised Located in the Queens garden, this is an attractive example of a tree rare in cultivation in Victoria. The species appears to have been extensively planted around the turn of the century, particularly in provincial botanic gardens and this is the furthest north any planting has survived. The Chilean wine palm is native to Chile where it has the most southerly distribution of any palm in South America. Measurements: 11/1986 Spread (m): 7 ... more

T11381

Regional
150902

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

'Cororooke House', Cororooke Road, COLAC, COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

Contribution to landscape of historic garden Historical value This fine specimen of Chilean Wine Palm was planted beside the drive by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1867 during his tour of the Western District. The trunk slightly increases in size above 2 metres and then tapers towards the top. There is a small trunk wound on the north side about 1.5 metres above ground. Located in the garden of 'Cororooke House', west of Cororook Rd, north-east of Colac. The original ... more

T11498

Regional
128996

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

'The Hill', Cororooke Road, COLAC, COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

Contribution to landscpe of historic garden Historical value This large and fine specimen was planted by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1867. 'The Hill' property was purchased by William Robertson, pioneer cattle breeder, in 1843 and inherited by his son William, while his other son, George, owned neighbouring 'Cororooke House'. Only the billiard room of the original house at 'The Hill' remains, and the tree survives in a large parkland now grazed by ... more

T11499

Regional
92379

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Geelong Botanic Gardens, Eastern Beach, GEELONG, GREATER GEELONG CITY

Horticultural value; Tree which occurs in a unique location or context and so provides a contribution to the historic garden or park; Rare or localised; Outstanding size A very large specimen of this unusual palm. Very few wild stands remain in Chile as they were felled to yield sap. This particular specimen has an unusual trunk shape. Less than 10 specimens are known to occur in Victoria.Endangered world species. Located 30 metres East side of ... more

T11590

Regional
131975

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Kyneton Botanic Gardens, Mollison Street KYNETON, MACEDON RANGES SHIRE

Historic garden or park Outstanding size Striking tree at entrance to Gardens, presumably planted in 1870s. It is the largest and best known example in Victoria. Measurements: c1982 Spread (m): 8 Girth (m): 4.25 Height (m): 13.5 Estimated Age (yrs): 110 Condition: Good Access:Unrestricted Classified 11/08/1982

T11775

State
150909

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

"Brookhill" 17-19 McIntyre Lane YERING, YARRA RANGES SHIRE

Historic garden or park Rare or localised An outstanding stand of Chilean WinePalms planted circa 1902 when the Queen Anne style house was built for John Kerr, early settler. This is the largest stand in a single location in Victoria of a species rare in the wild. The trees are notable for their well-formed straight trunks and large crowns. The stand is a dominant feature of the garden and contributes to the setting of the residence. Measurements: ... more

T11813

Regional
99476

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

'Chateau Yering' Yarra Glen Road YERING, YARRA RANGES SHIRE

Historic garden Rare or localised A large outstanding example of this uncommon palm. It is the tallest specimen in Victoria, appearing in early photographs ,and a significant feature in the garden of a property having important associations with the wine industry in Victoria. The garden also contains a number of other pam species: Trachycarpus fortunei, Livistona australia, Phoenix canariensis and Butia capituta May 2010: The tallest/largest Chilean Wine Palm ... more

T11815

Regional
133705

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue MELBOURNE, MELBOURNE CITY

Contribution to the historic garden Outstanding example of species Although described somewhat disdainfully by Charles Darwin as a 'very ugly tree', many consider theJubaea chilensis to be one of the most impressive palms in the world. The lifespan of this species is not known but there are reports of large specimens in Chile living for several hundred years. Historically, the Chilean wine palm was extremely abundant, but several centuries of destructive ... more

T11909

Regional
133756

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Railway Gardens, Seventh Street, MILDURA, MILDURA RURAL CITY

Contribution to landscape Rare or localised A fine example of this rarely cultivated species and a valuable addition to the collection of palm species cultivated in the Mildura region. Planted opposite the main entrance to the station within a row of palms comprising five Phoenix canariensis to the west, nine to the east, plus three Washingtonia robusta, all forming a major landscape feature. This palm was the only example of Jubaea ... more

T11937

Regional
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