DACRYCARPUS dacrydioides

Commonly known as Kahikatea, New Zealand white pine

Small tree with extraordinary long slender drooping branchlets with tiny bronze-green leaves. The tree often appears dead when viewed from a distance
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Height
    To 20m (65ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Tree reaching about 3.5m (12ft) in 10 years. Greyish-brown bark.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

DACRYCARPUS dacrydioides

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£22.50 each 
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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    In the Podocarpus family.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand, southeastern Asia, Pacific Islands.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf shape
    Acicular
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Soil Conditions
    Wet or boggy soil
    With deep rich soil. Intolerant of drought.
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
to 20m (65ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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