Chilean Wine Palm
Location: 1251 Peralta
Park: Shinn Historical Park
Native to: S. America
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Palms native to Chile. Sugar made from sap and candy from nuts. These are rare specimen for Northern California; planted approximately 1878. Formerly called J. spectabilis.
Champion Trees--These are the largest trees of this species in the state.
City of Fremont Landmark Tree.
Links to additional information on this tree species: Link Link
To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Philip Eaker