SJ4287 : The Black Bull pub

taken 3 years ago, near to Woolton, Liverpool, Great Britain

The Black Bull pub
The Black Bull pub
Commonly known as a Monkey Puzzle tree, it is a slow growing evergreen tree growing up to 40 m tall with a 2 m trunk diameter. It is native to central and southern Chile and western Argentina. It is the hardiest species of the conifer genus Araucaria.
The tree usually has male and female cones on separate trees and is a wind pollinated. The seeds are usually dispersed by birds and squirrels. They are edible, similar to large pinenuts. However the tree does not yield seeds until it is around 30 to 40 years old. It is tolerant of temperatures down to -20C, and coastal salt spray.
It was originally found in Chile in the 1780s and is the national tree of Chile.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Tree (from Tags)
Monkey Puzzle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 427 877 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.0030N 2:51.7659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 427 877
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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