LAGAROSTROBOS franklinii

Commonly known as Huon pine

A rare Tasmanian conifer with graceful drooping and spreading branches which makes an ideal specimen plant for a sheltered area. Leaves are bright green
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Linear juvenile leaves and spirally arranged, scale-like adult leaves
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
  • 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

LAGAROSTROBOS franklinii

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Dacrydium franklinii. Wood has resin which repels insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Tasmania.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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