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Peumus boldus

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Peumus boldus




Common name: Boldo, Boldea fragrans, Peumus fragrans
Height: 6/8 m
Growing: slow
Foliage: evergreen, leathery aromatic leaves.
Flowers / Fruits: small berry-like fruits.
Site: sun to light shade
Soil: acidic to slightly alkaline
Irrigation: regular
Hardiness: hardy -10 / -15ºC

Long description: Peumus boldus, also known as Boldo or Boldea fragrans, is a slow growing evergreen tree. In time it will produce small yellowish-green berry-like fruits. Its leaves have a strong woody aromatic scent and is therefore used  for both medicinal and culinary purposes. In Chile and argentina it is commonly used to make herbal tea.






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