Monkey Puzzle Tree (araucaria araucana) Our daughter in Portland had one of these in the front yard of the home they bought. They removed it because of potentially branches falling. The wood is EXTREMELY hard!
Beautiful Street in Jerez, Spain. Jerez de la Frontera is a municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, (Andalucía in Spanish) in southwestern Spain, situated midway between the sea and the mountains.
Araucaria araucana (Monkey puzzle tree) is an evergreen tree growing to 40 metres tall with a 2 metres trunk diameter. The tree is native to central and southern Chile, western Argentina, and southern Brazil.