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PlantFiles: White Chilean Myrtle, Chequén, Huillipeta, Arrayán Blanco
Luma chequen

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Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Luma (LOO-ma) (Info)
Species: chequen

Synonym:Luma gayana
Synonym:Eugenia bella
Synonym:Eugenia chequen
Synonym:Eugenia gayana
Synonym:Eugenia myrtomimeta

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Shrubs
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
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Danger:
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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral QCHammy On Nov 5, 2008, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

Additional synonyms include:
Eugenia pulchra
Myrceugenella chequen
Myrceugenella chequen var. myrtomimeta
Myrceugenella gayana
Myrceugenella langerfeldtii
Myrtus chequen
Myrtus gayana
Myrtus uliginosa fo. major
Myrtus uliginosa



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