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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
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£22.50 each

  • Evergreen
  • Height - to 15m (49ft), slowly.
  • Spread - to 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
  • 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) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Conical
to 15m (49ft), slowly.
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 10m (33ft)
 

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